Alright, I finally went to see a doctor about some knee pain. It keeps cracking, and hurts when squating (but not too painful). I really notice it when riding a bike or the bike in the gym to warm up or cool down. Anyway the doctor determined that my arches in my feet had fallen and it’s causing muscle imbalances, and it happens to hurt in my left knee. Not too mention, my feet really hurt after walking for long distances. So I am getting inserts for my shoes to correct my arches, this is a great thing.
Anyway, he has me doing what he calls "strentgh training" excercises. He has me doing 3 sets of leg extentions and 3 sets of leg curls. But he has supersetting 4 different angles at 10 reps each. Really hard and intense. Now I never do these in the gym, I just squat and do more squats and do Ian King's Limping excersices. All non-traditional movements.
After that he has me walking up and down stairs with a weight vest and ankle weights. That is intense as well and very tiring.
Finally, they hook my knee or sometimes legs to Elecrto-Muscle Stimulation. Has anyone had this before? Does it really work? How about feedback on the excercises? I really want to correct this problem and would like to know if what I am doing, is really going to work.
Other info - doing therapy for 3weeks (don't notice any results) Male, 25yrs, 160lbs, 5ft 6in, 12% bodyfat (if anyone needs to know). Anyone with any feedback would be GREAT!