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what are some exercises i can do after having total knee replacement surgery?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See below please: 1-quadriceps sets tighten your thigh muscle. Try to straighten your knee. Hold for 5 to 10 seconds. 2-straight leg raises 3-ankle pumps 4-knee straightening exercises 5-bed-supported knee bends 6-sitting supported knee bends 7-sitting unsupported knee bends 7-walking 8-stair climbing and descending 9-standing knee bends 10-sted knee bends 11-exercycling you could find detail on this web site.
Answered on Mar 17, 2013
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Dr. James Bicos
21 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Check with surgeon: The main thing is to check with the surgeon that did the operation. They are in charge and in command of your exercise progression. Too many variables to just recommend exercises -- was this a primary total knee or a revision. Did your surgeon encounter any problems during the procedure. What was your motion like before and during surgery. That is why get back with your surgeon for exercises.
Answered on Jan 26, 2015
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Dr. Blake Miller
12 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Range of motion: Work on getting full extension by placing pillow under your heel and pressing down on your knee to get it flat. Also. Work on your file ion as much as you can. Getting your range of motion back is the most important thing you can do for yourself. Then, focus on strength later.
Answered on Mar 17, 2013
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