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A 29-year-old male asked:

my doctor assigned me a knee strengthening exercise where i lay or sit on a flat bed, put a pillow under knee and push down. lost the instructions. ?

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Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Call your doc: Just call your doctors office and ask them to give you the instructions again. I am sure they will be happy to do so for you

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