Category Archives: patellafemoral pain syndrome

Knee Pain: Quad vs. Glute Dominant Lunges

Time for a short video…about a minute and a half. I was asked a question about lunges and knee pain, whether front or back lunges are easier on the knees. In the video I talk about the difference between quadriceps dominant lunges vs. glute dominant lunges. Quad dominant lunges are the more traditional 90/90 lunge […]
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Runner’s Knee (Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome) Solution-Tube Walking!…Not Quite.

I had some great responses to my last post on runner’s knee. One mentioned that they like Tube Walking for a corrective exercise to strengthen the posterior fibers of glute medius to help with this impairment. I like the exercise, but cringe when I see most people do it…take a quick look at this short […]
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Runner’s Knee (Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome)

I am enjoying my vacation in Colorado with my family. We came out to attend and celebrate my nephew’s graduation from CU in Boulder. We went to the Denver Zoo today which was great as usual. I have worked out a few times while I have been here at a gym in Castle Rock over […]
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