Originally Posted by freedomtennis
I went the ortho and he told me that I had runners knee but mild. I can run for miles and jump almost 9.5 feet no pain(thank you God)! The only thing I cannot do is squat over 45 degrees. My inner quadriceps are very weak and my hamstrings are too strong. He told me to stretch my hamstrings and strengthen my quads.
Is it okay to use a leg press to strengthen my quads?
I wouldn't use a leg press just because the motions for a leg press are similar to a squat and you might injure yourself. Try leg extensions...they work only your quad muscles and will help to strengthen just the quads and not the hamstrings.