3 Ways to Prevent Knee Injuries

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Hi my name’s Amanda Wolford. I’m a PA with O’Grady Orthopaedics. Today I’m here to talk to you about three ways to prevent knee injury in athletes. First and foremost it’s important to ensure that you build up to intensity and duration. Don’t go out today and decide that you want to run a marathon tomorrow.

Secondly, ensure that you are exercising the muscles and the ligaments for the sport that you plan on performing. Lastly, ensure that you are performing proper technique. This includes a good warm up session as well as proper form. We’ve created a free E-book available for you to download if you have additional questions on knee injuries. It’s available on our website for you to peruse.

3 Ways to Prevent Knee Injuries

Video Transcription

Hi my name’s Amanda Wolford. I’m a PA with O’Grady Orthopaedics. Today I’m here to talk to you about three ways to prevent knee injury in athletes. First and foremost it’s important to ensure that you build up to intensity and duration. Don’t go out today and decide that you want to run a marathon tomorrow.

Secondly, ensure that you are exercising the muscles and the ligaments for the sport that you plan on performing. Lastly, ensure that you are performing proper technique. This includes a good warm up session as well as proper form. We’ve created a free E-book available for you to download if you have additional questions on knee injuries. It’s available on our website for you to peruse.