Exercises for Knee Pain

Knee pain is a severe problem. These causes of these problems can be numerous. Exercises help a patient suffering from knee problems upto great extent. Knee Pain exercises can be on cap or in inner knee and can be treated with various knee pain exercises. Here some of the primarily exercises useful for knee pain are discussed below

Knee Pain Exercises and Workouts

Step Ups

Place your one foot on the first step of a stairway and hold the wall or banister for balance with your one hand. Now step gently and try to stand tall, while keeping your other foot off the ground. Hold for some seconds in the same position and then step down. Now exactly do the same process for the other foot. Taking short rest repeat the exercise for 6 times.

Leg Stretch

Sit on the floor, stretch out your legs in front, keeping back your hands for support. Now slowly bend one knee until you feel it being comfortably stretched. Hold for 5 seconds and then straighten your leg as far as possible. Hold for 5 seconds and then do in the same for the other leg and alternatively repeat the exercise for 10 times.

Straight-Leg Raise (Lying)

Lie flat on the ground and bend one leg at the knee, while keeping the other leg straight. Now lift the straight leg just of the ground and hold for 5 seconds. Now bring down the leg and relax and start doing in the same manner for the other leg, keeping the former leg straight. Repeat the exercise for 5 times alternatively.

Straight Leg Raise (Sitting)

Sit straight in a chair with no handle. Now straighten and raise one leg and hold for 10 seconds and then lower down. Repeat this exercises alternatively for both the legs for at least 10 times. If it seems too easy to you then you can also apply some weight on the ankles and with your toes pointing towards you.


Sit straight on a chair without any handle. Without using your hands for support try to stand up and then sit back down slowly. Try to repeat this exercise for at least 1 minute. Try to do as much as you can.

Knee Squats

Hold onto a chair on any other work surface for support. Squat down until your kneecap your big toe. Slowly stand up and repeat the exercise for at least 10 times. Remember don’t bend your knees beyond a right angle.

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