Physical Therapy for Knee Pain Relief

Physical therapy stretches for knee pain can help relieve muscle tightness that often causes pain in the knee. These stretches may help with general knee pain, arthritis pain, & strains & sprains around the knee.

Many of the muscles in the leg cross the knee joint, and when they are tight, the put extra pressure on the knee joint. Some of the main muscles that cross the knee are the calf muscles, hamstrings, quads, and IT band. Also, the hip flexors are important to stretch as well even though they don’t cross the knee joint.

There are many ways to stretch these muscles, and you can do the one that works best for you.

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