Hip Strength and Knock-Knees

Posted by Rich Souza PT, PhD on September 17, 2012

The Starting Line:  Does hip muscle strengthening alone improve knee alignment during running?   Abnormal knee alignment during running has been clearly linked to pain and injuries in athletes, including patellofemoral (kneecap) and iliotibial band problems. Drs Willy and Davis, leaders in the field of running biomechanics, set out to investigate if hip strengthening exercises could lead to impro...

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