Knee Tendonitis and Exercise

Exercise is good for the body, as long as it is done in moderation.  The New Year brings new hope as well as new injuries.  Alot of these injuries are due to exercise, either by overdoing it or by performing exercises incorrectly.

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Sprains and strains. Sprains and strains that affect your joints and muscles are among the most common sports injuries, according to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. Sprains are overstretched or torn ligaments that support your joints such as your ankle, knee or wrist. Strains are generally less severe than sprains and occur when you stretch your muscles or tendons more than you should….More at Mercy Health System Physician Brad Fideler, MD Reports on the Most Common … – DigitalJournal.com (press release)

 

Keeping fit in the new year is important but make sure you exercise in the proper manner to avoid exerting undue pressure on vital parts such as your knee, ankle and wrist.  Here are some exercises you can perform to help reduce your chances of knee tendonitis or other sports-related injuries.

Exercises for Knees