Is resistance training beneficial for people with hip or knee osteoarthritis?

hip and knee pain

Does exercise training improve strength in knee osteoarthritis in the short, medium and long term and what about function? This systematic review gives us an insight.

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Risk Factors for Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome

anterior knee pain

When the keep-fit Elf was on holiday recently her replacement introduced us to a new exercise. We all enthusiastically participated in the ‘power lunges’ (more like wobbling really) but over the next few days the front of my knee hurt climbing stairs, kneeling or bending down. What was wrong? Would exercising make it worse? How [read the full story…]