Regular lower body strengthening and stretching can take unwanted stressors off the knee joint, reducing pain. There are several exercises people can try.
Doing knee stretches regularly can help a person develop an increased range of motion and reduce the risk of pain and injury.
Lower body strengthening exercises may offload unwanted stressors on the knee joint by improving shock absorption through enhanced muscle strength.
This article lists eight knee stretches and exercises to try, information on their benefits, and whether it is safe to stretch with knee pain.
It also includes tips on how a person can keep their knees healthy and manage pain.