These knee pain relief stretches & exercises don’t necessarily need to be done in bed, but they may help relieve knee pain in the morning before getting up, and/or when going to bed at night.
Often with knee pain, we wake up stiff and sore. We can also have knee pain at the end of a long day. These simple knee stretches and exercises may help no matter when knee pain strikes.
The first two knee stretches are an active assisted hamstring stretch and a knee to chest stretch. These will help loosen up the muscles around the joint and the joint itself.
Heel slides are also a great way to get movement in the knee joint and help loosen the knee before you get up or go to bed.
Finally, isometric exercises like hamstring sets and quad sets not only strengthening the muscles, but they also help loosen up the area by relaxing tight muscles.