Knee Injury (cont.)
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Prevention of Knee Injuries
Accidents happen, and while many knee injuries occur during recreational activities or sports, more happen at work and at home.
Strong muscles stabilize joints. With the knee, having strong and flexible quadriceps and hamstring muscles can prevent minor stresses to the knee from causing significant injury.
Proper footwear can also minimize the risk for knee injury. Wearing shoes that are appropriate for the activity can lessen the risk of twisting and other forces that can stress the knee.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 3/13/2015
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