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Old 01-17-2013, 11:43 AM   #9
Chas Tennis
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Default Posture Issue - Tight Rectus Femorus & Cartilage Injury under Knee Cap

Not recommending any stretch while possibly injured until a Dr clears you for it.

In some people a tight/short rectus femorus might cause pain under the knee cap.
http://www.mrtherapy.com/articles/article3.html

WARNING - hip flexor stretches might cause stress and injury to the lower back.

A tight rectus femorus might also contribute to anterior pelvic tilt. I don't know the incidence of some degree of anterior pelvic tilt in the population but I believe that it is a common characteristic of the posture of middle age and older people.

Anterior Pelvic Tilt

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