Now this next piece I want to share with you is VERY VERY important, so pay extra close attention. Even though you got the x-ray back and there was nothing wrong with the bones in your knee there still may be issues with “soft tissue,” meaning tendons, ligaments, or cartilage that an x-ray is not necessarily going to pick up on. So as you are walking you will want to watch for your knee “locking” or “giving out.” This is a sure sign that you are having problems with the attachments in the joint. It is definitely best to go see an to check the knee out further to be safe.
Your exercises must start to build “practical” or “dynamic” strength in your knees for your body to feel as it did before your knee injury.
The following is a great chart that you can find in most doctor’s, physical therapist’s, or massage therapist’s offices. It is a great example of how to understand what needs to be strengthened in and around your knees in order for your knee to be properly supported to overcome an existing knee injury and prevent […]