Tone Up Tuesday: Moves to Help You Improve! Move 3
Petellofemoral pain is one of the most common types of knee pain. Usually characterized by pain beneath the kneecap (patella) that gets worse after working out. A lot of runners have weak or tight muscles which can usually be the cause. With more people getting out and running we’ll be posting more exercises that we recommend to target those tight and weak areas to help stabilize your knee.
1. Lie with foam roll on side, in front of hip.
2. Cross top leg over lower, with foot touching floor and bottom leg raised off floor.
1. Slowly roll from upper portion of outer thigh, slightly in front of hip joint, to knee; apply pressure on tender spots for 30 seconds.