Unfortunately, it takes much longer to increase muscle strength than it does to lose it. That means it is really important to start strengthening exercises for knee pain as soon as possible. Even if your knee is feeling sore, there are some really simple strengthening exercises you can do without having to move the knee that can make a big difference to recovery.
Stretching exercises for knee pain can make a big difference. In the section, you can find out the best way to stretch safely and effectively - how to get the maximum benefit for the minimum effort! You will also find simple tests that you can do at home to see if your muscles are indeed tight.
You will find three different programmes of exercises for knee pain each incorporating strengthening and stretching for each group of knee muscles as well as, balance and control work. They are suitable for most knee problems.
Strengthening exercises for knee pain are an essential part of rehab for almost every single knee problem. Muscles start losing their strength really quickly after an injury or episode of knee pain which frequently exacerbates the problem and lengthens the recovery period.