Being able to squat is extremely important! We need to be able to rely on the squat pattern to get in and out of chairs, get up off the floor, pick up heavy objects, and so much more. Since it is a complex movement, a lot of people forget how to squat properly. We assess the squat pattern on every patient because it gives us an understanding of how our patients strategize their movements throughout their day. Having a poor squat puts you at a higher risk for developing aches and pains. By doing these three exercises you’ll be able to improve your squat pattern and minimize your risk of injury.