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Adductor Muscles and Hips

LotsofpainLotsofpain Posts: 147
edited 29. Jun 2018, 04:44 in Living with Arthritis archive
Are my adducter muscles strteched when my knee is bent or not bent. They are painful and I want to try taping to provide support but not sure whether knee should be bent or not. Is it better to tape vertically or horiziontally

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  • dreamdaisydreamdaisy Posts: 31,567 ✭✭✭
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    Taping encourages lazy muscles, I know that tennis players do it but they are considerably younger, considerably fitter and in the hands of trained physios. For us lesser and older mortals the way to improvement lies in exercising suitably and regularly else we are creating future trouble. It's surprising how quickly muscles can lose their tone - and how quickly it can be restored. I know it can be painful to work certain muscle groups due to painful joints but one has to grit one's teeth and get on with it: there are no easy answers, if there were this forum would not exist. DD
    Have you got the despatches? No, I always walk like this. Eddie Braben
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