Weak quad...help!!

From about a month of overuse (upping running mileage, walking on
hills, using stairs, cycling) my left quad has become weak to the
point that if I walk for about 5 minutes I can feel it getting weak
and it along with my knee will just tighten up and get stiff making it
bothersome to walk. I don't have any pain however. I stopped running
about 2 weeks ago but still walk, bike, and use stairs out of
necessity. I also started doing some very mild quad strengthening (leg
lifts mainly) but still am having weakness problems. What do I need to
do about this? Is it ok to run a little bit or at least do the
elliptical? I want it to get better but I can't stand not being able
to be active. Thanks so much!!

Posted By Ashley on June 27, 2008 at 10:53:06:

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