This exercise helps strengthen the muscles around your patella (kneecap) while also improving how the kneecap glides, the knee folds, how far you can straighten your knee, and your foot/ankle alignment all at the same time.
You can do this as a rehab exercise on it’s own, or as a warm up for other activities where you need to be stable & confident with your knees.
Adjust your reps & intensity as needed, add more reps than shown here or a resistance loop/band around your thighs for more of a challenge. Reduce the height of the ball or number of reps if it feels like too much.
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