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What can I do to strengthening my knee ligaments?

What can I do to strengthening my knee ligaments?

Strengthen muscles.: You can exercise the muscles around your joint to improve stability and strength. ...Read more

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Ligament (Definition)

A fibrous band of tissue that connects one bone to another. They hold joints in place. Dr. Fox's trivia test: what one bone is the only one ...Read more


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What should I do if i want to strengthen my knee ligaments?

What should I do if i want to strengthen my knee ligaments?

Stengthen muscles: You can exercise the muscles around your joint to improve stability and strength. ...Read more

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How can you strengthen ligaments and knee for football?

How can you strengthen ligaments and knee for football?

See details: You cannot strengthen ligaments but you can strengthen the muscles that support the knee. Weight training your legs will help. ...Read more

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My knee keeps collapsing due to loose ligaments, how can I strengthen my ligaments?

My knee keeps collapsing due to loose ligaments, how can I strengthen my ligaments?

Knee instability : Unfortunately there is no way to strengthen ligaments. You can exercise the hip and leg to strengthen the muscles that control the knee. Otherwise bracing or surgery may be your solution. ...Read more

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My cruciate ligament in my knee is still giving trouble after 10 yrs what can I do to strengthen d knee please.?

My cruciate ligament in my knee is still giving trouble after 10 yrs what can I do to strengthen d knee please.?

Stronger hamstrings: I assume that you are talking about your anterior cruciate ligament (acl). The hamstring muscles on the back of the thigh can improve the stability of a knee with an abnormal acl. The hamstring curl machine is a typical gym exercise. There are also several home based exercises (such as with an exercise ball) that are good. Try googling them. ...Read more

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How can I strengthen the ligaments around the knees, because i play soccer a lot and ping pong and they both require lots of knee bendin. Thank you!

How can I strengthen the ligaments around the knees, because i play soccer a lot and ping pong and they both require lots of knee bendin. Thank you!

Strenghthen muscles: Please see my previous answer to this question if possible . Briefly , you cannot strengthen knee ligaments . You can, however, strengthen the muscles about the knee( quadriceps esp.) and improve proprioception(balance/ coordination).Good luck! ...Read more

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How can I strengthen the ligaments in my knee after arthroscopic surgery?

How can I strengthen the ligaments in my knee after arthroscopic surgery?

Strength training: Increasing the strength of your lower extremity muscles including your glutes, quads, and hamstrings, will provide stability to the knee to following an arthroscopic surgery. We also believe building a solid foundation through your trunk muscles is essential for knee stability with functional activities, sport, and exercise. Squats, dead lifts, lunges, leg press, and planks are ideal exercises. ...Read more

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How long does a ligament in your knee take to heal?

How long does a ligament in your knee take to heal?

Depends: Ligaments that have blood supply have the capacity to heal such as medial collateral ligament (mcl) and posterior cruciate ligament (pcl). Time to heal is dependent on the severity of the injury and can range from a few weeks to several weeks. Lateral collateral ligament (lcl) is a poor healer whereas the ACL will likely not heal and require surgery. Discuss your injury with your orthopedist. ...Read more

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How to know if i torn any of my knee ligaments ?

Knee ligament tear: Immediate swelling, a sensation of instability/giving way, or feeling a sudden "pop" in the knee are all potential signs of a torn knee ligament. There are varying degrees of ligament tears (a tear is a "sprain") - from a "stretch" injury, to a partial tear to a complete tear. If you are having any of these symptoms you should seek out treatment from a board certified specialist. ...Read more

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