Good Moves January 2004 Issue

Knees: TLC For An Overworked Joint

Four exercises to keep muscles and ligaments surrounding your knees strong and flexible.

Your knee is a mechanical wonder, enabling this largest of weight-bearing joints to roll, glide, and rotate. Unfortunately, it’s also the most used and abused of joints, too often injured by sudden trauma or long-term wear and tear. To help protect these most complex of joints from premature breakdown, you need to keep the supporting muscles and ligaments strong and flexible. Here are four exercises that will help. Some may not be appropriate if you…

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