standing knee bends build strength in the muscles on top of your thigh. This
exercise should only be done if you have very minimal pain; if you have no
clicking, locking, or giving way in the injured knee; and if it doesn't hurt
while you are doing 8 to 12 repetitions.
Stand with your hands lightly resting on a
counter or chair in front of you with your feet shoulder-width
Slowly bend your knees so that you squat down just like you
were going to sit in a chair. Make sure your knees don't go in front of your
Lower yourself about
15 cm (6 in.). Your heels
should remain on the floor.
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