A 27-year-old male asked:
i have got my plaster off from my leg after two months. i am unable to fold my knee, seems its kind of stiffed. a little bit of swelling too. winters have arrived. still unable to walk but slowly. plz doctors suggest me some light excercise or any remedi
1 doctor answer
Dr. John Baker answered
13 years experience Neurology
Exercises: I assume you mean you are having difficulty bending your knee? If so, it is very important to slowly start bending the knee and straightening it as tolerated but pushing through any mild to moderate discomfort to increase the range of motion at the knee. Slowly increase how much you stretch the muscles and ligaments/tendons in the knee (and ankle if problematic) over weeks time...
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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