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Many walkers have knee problems. Here, specialists explain why knees need additional care and how to keep them healthy.
Quads.Squeeze your quad muscle while seated with one leg extended. Lombardo recommends to imagine thrusting your knee into the floor.
Straight-leg lifts.“Your knee joints have a room for your knee cap, but as your leg muscles are weak, the patella slides out of that space and digs into the tissues below,” says Miller.
Bodyweight squats.Practicing squats might make uphill and downhill walking easier for your knees. Depending on your fitness level, squat to a chair and stand back up.