Rehab Trainer – Switching ON Grumpy Quads 9

 

Let’s just pause for a deep breath in this series on Grumpy Knees…we have spent a good few newsletters now on Quad releasing, trigger points, R1/R2, and stretching, and how have you found this? Anything new for you? What do you find hardest to do if you have Grumpy Knees?

No video today, instead just want to intro a new direction for us: activation and strengthening of Quads. 

The challenging reality we face and discussed earlier was that “Stubborn Quadriceps are surprisingly vulnerable to inhibition and atrophy, and doesn’t like operating when pain and swelling is present. It’s a real Catch-22…weak quads result in knee problems, which result in weak quads. Chicken and egg.”! 

And of course we all have some confusion around these issues, like Marissa from Indonesia wrote a while back:

Go to the Rehab Trainer website for the full article:

http://www.rehabtrainer.com.au/cafe/switching-on-grumpy-quads