Do You Get Knee Pain When Standing Up From A Sitting Position?

Many people have knee pain when standing up from a sitting position, especially when they've been sitting a long time.

Watch the video to learn simple tips to stand up from a sitting position without knee pain...

Knee Pain When Standing Up From Sitting Is Common

Have you ever found yourself wondering "Why do my knees hurt when I stand up?"

Having knee pain when standing up from a sitting position is a common problem, especially if you've been sitting for a long time or if you're standing up from sitting on a low couch or chair.

Learning how to move properly is a huge step forward in being able to stand up from a sitting position without knee pain.

Use these tips to help you stand up from a sitting position without knee pain

  1. Scoot to the front edge of the chair.
  2. Bend your knees to get your feet underneath of you.
  3. Lean forward to bring your center of gravity over your feet. Your bottom should almost naturally starts to rise up as your head goes forward.
  4. Straighten your knees and allow your pelvis to roll under you pushing your hips forward.  This allows you to stand from a sitting position using the strong muscles in your hips rather than your quadriceps muscles in your thighs.  Using too much force from the "quads" can cause compression of your kneecap on your thigh bone, causing pain on the front of the knee standing from a sitting position.
  5. Make sure not to let your knees buckle inwards.  Keep your knees aligned over your toes, or even slightly turned out if needed.  Sometimes I even tell clients to put their elbows between their knees as a reminder.  This helps you prevent pain on the inside of the knee or outside of the knee when standing from a sitting position.

I hope you find the tips to be useful!  If you try these things and still have knee pain when standing from a sitting position, call us or text us, at 314-941-3970 and we can further discuss your specific problem, and help you discover how we can help you relieve your knee pain!

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