Tips for Exercise after Knee Surgery

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Question: I am recovering from knee surgery and have been released from doctor’s care to begin exercising on my own again. Using the PT exercises as a beginning point, how can I incorporate regular training back into my routine? Answer: Obviously, use the exercises from your physical therapist to continue strengthening and restoring the range […]

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Training While Protecting Existing Injury

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Question: I was a collegiate athlete and sustained injuries during that time which now inhibit my ability to train heavy. I train three days a week alternating upper and lower body. I do cardio on the treadmill four times a week. With that I have lost weight but would like to drop another fifteen pounds. […]

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How to Prevent Knee Injuries for Runners

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Question: I do a lot of running and read that weight training is beneficial in helping to prevent knee injuries. What would be the best exercises for me to do? Answer: To assist in the prevention of knee injuries you need to follow a program that is Hamstring Dominant. By making hamstring exercises the focus […]

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Recovering and Preventing ACL Injuries

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Question: My daughter has torn her ACL and will soon complete her rehab. Are there exercises that are beneficial and may make her knee stronger so she does not have a repeat injury? Answer: The Canadian Academy of Sport and Exercise in the May 2014 issue recognized that neuromuscular exercises were effective in reducing ACL […]

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