TOP 5 EXERCISES FOR MENISCUS PAIN
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The quadriceps are located on the front of your thigh. When tight they add strain to the knee joint, particularly the meniscus and kneecap.
The hamstrings are located on the back of your knee(s). Tight hamstrings place excessive strain on the knee joint as a whole, increasing meniscal pain and irritation.
Short arc quads
This exercise targets the Vastus Medialis Obliquus (VMO.) This small muscle is a critical knee stabilizer, preventing knee pain and buckling.
The quadriceps are some of the most important functional muscles in the body. When weak, pain and instability in the knee often occurs.
The gluteus medius is located on the outer hip. It may seem strange to target the outer hips for knee pain, but research shows strengthening this region is key to reducing meniscal pain.