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10/24/2013 at 1:56 pm #70543[email protected]Member
If anyone could give input, I would really appreciate it. I have had knee throbbing and pain while sitting for some time know. I have been a life-long wrestler and now coach so I attribute alot of the pain from years of twisting and general knee abuse. Now, if I squat or do anything repetitive with my knees, I feel serious aches and pain when sitting with bent knees, walking up stairs, getting in the car and out, etc. Squatting has become painful on most days. Knee sleeves have helped.
First, does anyone have an idea what is going on? Secondly, what can I do to remediate my knees. At 39, I didn’t ever think I would have these issues.
10/24/2013 at 10:31 pm #73040AnonymousGuest
Have you evaluated your sitting position?
Establishing a better sitting position will help address the issue.
Have someone watch your squat technique to identify if there are any deviations in technique.
Episode 318: Knee Pain On Stairs or Hills
Episode 251: High Skilled Sitting/Abdominal Bracing
Episode 187: Death by Chair. How Much Do Actually Sit?
Episode 91: Mobilize In the Position of Death by Chair
10/25/2013 at 12:30 pm #73045Bailey MartinezMember
When you squat, can you do so while keeping your knee’s behind your toes, keeping your big toe on the ground, and without your heel lifting off the floor?
If you’re feeling pain while sitting, it sounds like Patella Femoral Syndrome. I had it, and it’s gone away when I started to address the three things listed above.
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