Knee pain and knee injuries are so common and so unpleasent. It doesn’t matter if you train hard or if you don’t train at all, the percentage of people who experience some kind of knee problem, is very large.
The knee pain can be caused by injury, arthritis, or tear of knee joints. This type of pain affects almost every athlete and person over 50 years of age. This happens because the knee is extremely complex and sensitive joint. And, just like with any other joint pain, we usually start paying attention to our knees only when we feel discomfort.
Knee pain lessens body movement and by doing so can make our everyday tasks feel impossible to do.
Today I will show you 3 simple and easy resistance band exercises to get rid of the knee pain.
Resistance band exercises are excellent for knee pain reduction. They strengthen the muscles and tendons around your knee and relieve the pain by making your knee muscles more flexible and your connective tissue stronger. Be very careful not to strain your muscles and be aware of your limits. It is also important that the resistance band is secured enough to avoid any kind of unwanted accident or injury.
Check out 3 amazing and easy resistance band exercises to reduce knee pain:
1. Terminal Knee Extension
Wrap the extension band around your knee and make sure that the other end of the band is properly and firmly fastened. Start this exercise with your knee slightly bent. Bring the knee back to a straightened position, using the band resistance. Pay close attention to the flow of your movement.
2. Lying Hip Extension
This a very effective exercise for your hips. It is important to understand that the pain in your knees is often caused by the poor condition of your hip muscles. Hips are responsible for the entire lower body movements, knee joints especially. Put the extension band around your feet and lie on your back. The other end of the extension is fastened firmly. Start with your legs fully extended. Bend your knees and pull the extension band in your direction. Repeat 10 times. You can also stretch your legs out by holding one end of the extension in your hands and the other end wrapped around your ankles.
3. Side Swing Extension (CLICK BELOW ON NEXT PAGE TO CONTINUE READING)