The common pickleball player look is some sort of strapping on knees. This part of our body wears out way too soon affecting our mobility. We have many players who stop playing because their ‘weak’ knees make it painful to play.
Colin has dodgy knees. His physiotherapist gave him exercises to do, not for his knees but for his thighs and the muscles around his knees. Yes, strong thigh muscles do all the work and take the pressure off your knees.