By Dr Tony Setiobudi BMedSci, MBBS, MRCS, MMed (Ortho), FRCS (Ortho)
Quadriceps muscle is an important muscle that control the knee cap and the knee joint. Degenerative process can go faster if the quadriceps muscle is weak and the knee becomes unstable. It is important to have quadriceps muscle strong. Doing a lot of exercises is good but it does not guarantee strong quadriceps.
Quadriceps strengthening exercises must be done intentionally. The following is a video that tells us how to do quadriceps strengthening exercises.
Dr Tony Setiobudi is an Orthopaedic & Spine Surgeon at Mount Elizabeth Hospital (Orchard), Singapore. He treats bone, joint, muscle and ligament problems in adults and children. He has a special interest in nerve compression and spine problems such as back & neck pain, scoliosis, kyphosis, spine tumor & infection, spinal cord injury, osteoporosis fracture, spinal stenosis and slipped disc.