The best leg exercises with no joint stress. A lower body workout for people who experience knee pain. Tone, strengthen, and even heal the issue with these 8 effective no-impact leg exercises. Created by a physical therapist.
Leg Workout with Knee Pain
- Straight Leg Raises
- Side-lying Abduction
- Bridges with Ball Squeeze
- Heel Raises
- Lateral Band Walks
- Lateral Step Ups
- Step Ups
- Single-Leg Deadlift
Keep reading for a step-by-step guide with pictures, videos, and descriptions of each of these exercises.
Eliminate guesswork and confusion and start seeing results.
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As a physical therapist, one of the most common injuries that I treat in my clinic is knee pain.
It’s incredible just how debilitating knee pain can be.
From walking, running, and navigating stairs to even the simplest of activities such as standing and walking; all can be limited by pain in this one joint.
So what do you do if you enjoy exercising, working out, and strength training but are limited in doing so because of knee pain?
Today I wanted to share with you 8 of my favorite leg strengthening exercises that you can do despite painful knees.
These virtually no-impact exercises are not only easy on the knee joint, but chances are they might also help it to feel a lot better as you strengthen key muscles that stabilize the knee.…