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    Hey everyone,

    I'm an 18 year old female;

    I just started training a little while ago, but have had ongoing knee problems for the past 5 years.
    I've been to various specialists, physios etc and have recently been told I'm unable to lift anything due to the added pressure on my knees. I also have limited to no ability to move my knees numerous times.

    I'd still like to be able to focus on my core strength, back and arms but don't know of any routines that would enable me to do so..
    I also don't want to become too toned up top and weak leg muscles due to not being able to train legs properly...

    Any tips for me would be really great! Thanks!

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    Quote Originally Posted by misstun View Post
    Hey everyone,

    I'm an 18 year old female;

    I just started training a little while ago, but have had ongoing knee problems for the past 5 years.
    I've been to various specialists, physios etc and have recently been told I'm unable to lift anything due to the added pressure on my knees. I also have limited to no ability to move my knees numerous times.

    I'd still like to be able to focus on my core strength, back and arms but don't know of any routines that would enable me to do so..
    I also don't want to become too toned up top and weak leg muscles due to not being able to train legs properly...

    Any tips for me would be really great! Thanks!
    Do you have an idea what caused them? MAYBE try doing body weight squats. Definitely work up slowly whatever you do.
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    It was just something I was born with.

    I'm unable to do anything that involves bending them, even if its just my own body weight. That motion causes severe pain


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    You can see the maltracking and swelling in this photo, it almost looks as though I have two knee caps
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    Hit up a member by the name of Zir Red..he's one smart man and may be able to provide some good advice for you
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    are you certain you were born with that? and do you happen to have flat feet too?
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    Cheers Sean, will look into it
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    Quote Originally Posted by OnionKnight View Post
    are you certain you were born with that? and do you happen to have flat feet too?
    Not really certain about much of it at the moment but as far as they can tell, yes.
    My feet aren't flat but I do have orthotics to give maximum arch lift in the hope of correcting the alignment as much as possible.
  

  
 

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