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Managing Your Knee Pain - Strengthen for Recovery

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once your knee pain is better you can

start

strengthening your leg muscles this will

help you recover and prevent

patellofemoral pain from returning as

you do these exercises you should feel a

gentle tightening in your muscles you

should not feel more pain in your knee

when you start we recommend doing these

exercises in the order they appear here

once you're comfortable with them you

can switch them around and even add

other exercises to your routine

you'll need a small towel to do the quad

set exercise start by lying on your back

with your legs out in front of you put a

small rolled-up towel under one knee

using your thigh muscles straighten that

knee and press the back of your knee

into the towel you should feel a gentle

tightening in the muscles at the front