Plan your way to healthier, stronger knees at home, without special equipment. Treat Your Own Knees offers an effective and complete do-it yourself program for anyone who suffers from knee pain: athletes, sports enthusiasts, elderly overweight people, those who have arthritis or damaged knee jointsor just regular people. The simple exercises described in this book are clearly illustrated and guidelines are included for massages, relaxation techniques and heat therapy for managing pain. This book also comes with handy charts that will help you progress as you try to enhance knee mobility. Born out of the author's physical therapy practice and research, Treat Your Own Knees is the ultimate guide to improving and maintaining:Muscular strengthFlexibilityResponsivenessEnduranceIf you have ever felt your knees hurt while stretching rising from a chair, running, exercising or even walking- this is the book for you.Jim Johnson is a physical therapist at Emory University Hospital, recently ranked among the nation's best hospitals by U.S. News and World Report. He is a clinical instructor who has specialized in treating musculoskeletal problems.