2nd October 2019


What is VMO activation?

VMO stands for vastus medialis oblique and is part of the vastus medialis quadriceps muscle at the front of the thigh. Here we explain why strengthening this muscle is so important for knee rehabilitation.

What is VMO exercise?

VMO. Cristiano Ronaldo. Sports Knee Therapy. Most often this knee muscle is referred to as the VMO. You may also hear it being referred to as the “tear drop” muscle as it is shaped exactly like a tear drop.

Where is the vastus lateralis located in the body?

Vastus lateralis. The vastus lateralis muscle is located on the side of the thigh. This muscle is the largest of the quadriceps group (often called quads) which also includes the rectus femoris, the vastus intermedius, and the vastus medialis.
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