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Injuries that knee-d to be addressed

Senior Cat Heinen squats with a stretch band in order to help re-align her knees from patellofemoral syndrome, knee pain caused by outer leg muscles pulling the kneecaps the wrong way. Heinen performs a set of exercises and stretches every day including squats and leg extensions.

Asha Khanna, Senior Reporter

March 15, 2016

Climbing up the 10 flights of stairs from the Syufy Theatre to the Flood Mansion third floor is exhausting for most students, but for senior Cat Heinen, it literally is painful. “I have patellofemoral syndrome, which means my outer thigh muscles pull my kneecaps the wrong way, so when I go up or down stairs, it puts the wrong pre...

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