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No knee pain while playing but only while squating and climbing down stairs..Will quad strengthing help.

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Dr. Steven Sheskier
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle
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In brief: It can

Sounds like you have a problem under your knee cap(patella).
Most stress in this area during squats and going down stairs (chondromalacia pattelli) . The corner stone of pt for it is quad exercises : straight leg raising, "quad sets" (tensing muscle while knee straight/isometrically)and pain free arc exercises. Many online resources for exercises http://www.Youtube.Com/watch?V=xwc4flssv6e.

In brief: It can

Sounds like you have a problem under your knee cap(patella).
Most stress in this area during squats and going down stairs (chondromalacia pattelli) . The corner stone of pt for it is quad exercises : straight leg raising, "quad sets" (tensing muscle while knee straight/isometrically)and pain free arc exercises. Many online resources for exercises http://www.Youtube.Com/watch?V=xwc4flssv6e.
Dr. Steven Sheskier
Dr. Steven Sheskier
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Dr. Kenneth Merriman
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: While playing what?

Sounds like patellar problem usually quad strengthening helps but avoid squats as they put too much pressure on that part of the joint.

In brief: While playing what?

Sounds like patellar problem usually quad strengthening helps but avoid squats as they put too much pressure on that part of the joint.
Dr. Kenneth Merriman
Dr. Kenneth Merriman
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