Knee Injuries

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Can Knee Straps Decrease Patellar Tendonitis?

The research seems to indicate so. Studies have emerged supporting the use of patellar tendon knee straps to reduce patellar tendonitis. 
 

Single Leg Squats to Improve Strength and Stability

Single leg bench squats are a great way to build strength and stability of the lower extremity. When performed properly, they engage muscles in the hip, thigh and ankle in a dynamic and synergistic fashion. In the game of soccer, an athlete is on one foot more often than two and training the body that way will be more beneficial to the player to become more powerful, quicker and more stable, preventing injuries to the knee and ankle.

Use this Ladder Drill to Improve Stability and Reduce ACL Injuries

By modifying the Ickey Shuffle ladder drill, you can improve your knee stability, reducing the chance of injuring your ACL.