The VMO Squat (or Vastus Medialis Oblique Squat) is an amazing exercise to assist strengthen your VMO which is accountable for knee stability. Watch more Ask Doctor Jo videos featuring full routines for common injuries and syndromes at
To perform a VMO squat:
1. Stand along with your feet about shoulder width apart, and switch your feet outward about 45 degrees.
2. Keeping your knees behind your toes, squat down while sticking your bottom back like you’re sitting in a chair. Slowly come back up.
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