Long Arc Quad Theraband Set Up

Knee Gains 💪🏻 Using a Theraband? [home knee extension set up] . 🏋️‍♂️ Knee extensions (or long arc quads) are hands down my favorite exercise for ANY knee patient. It is the single best way to isolate the quads and will find it's way into my programming at some point during the rehab process. While glute/butt strength is super sexy, we know in the research that it's really a lack of quad strength that is correlated with a host of knee pain syndromes or poor post-surgical outcomes: patellofemoral pain syndrome, ACL reconstruction, patellar tendinopathy, total joint replacements, knee osteoarthritis, etc. Thus, quad strengthening is a must. . ❓ Most PT patients do not have a knee extension machine at home. Nor do they have ankle weights. But they can in fact get a @theraband from the clinic to works the quads in isolation at home as part of the home exercise program. . 🤪 Try this little tip I picked up from @mick.hughes.physio on how to set this up at home without slippage. I honestly don't know how I didn't know this before. Mind. Blown. . 🤷‍♂️ I’ll be honest, I don’t actually know how strong that resistance is around peak knee extension in the video. I guessed around 80lbs because that’s what I remember maxing out around last time doing single leg extensions on my own.
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