Most people forget how much targeted exercises can help when it comes to strengthening and injury prevention, especially when it comes to commonly injured body parts like the knees and the shoulders. The knees and the shoulders are often injured due to the high ranges of motion that tear the great number of ligaments and tendons around these joints.

Depending on the severity of the injury, the type of surgery, your age and general health, and several other factors, you may need strengthening exercises to rehabilitate your injury or prevent future problems. Knee and shoulder pain are two of the most common ailments people report. Your knees and shoulders are under stress regularly, especially if you exercise or lift weights frequently. The good news is, the pain and the problems are preventable. There are many things you can and should be doing to strengthen your knees and shoulders and prevent future injury.

Strengthening the muscles that support the knees and shoulders with proper exercises is the most important thing in protecting and preserving your joints. Weak muscles cannot adequately support joints or absorb shock, and the extra stress placed upon knees and shoulders may cause irritation or more damage. We have plenty of great exercises that will strengthen your knees and shoulders while improving flexibility, reducing the risk of future injuries. The stronger and more flexible your joints are, the more easily they are able to withstand impact under repetitive motions. All of our exercises are designed to improve your awareness of the position, location, orientation, and movement of your knees and shoulders.

If you would like to know more about the measures you can take and different exercises you can perform, please give us a call at (310) 595-1030 and schedule a consultation with Dr. Millstein.

Dr. Millstein

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