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While down w/ knee surgery to keep weight off, would it be safe to work upper body w/ 8-20lbs small dumbbells to lift?

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Dr. Jason Rudolph
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Usually ok

Most likely it is ok to work out the upper body.
The exercise to the lower body and legs usually comes from controlled physical therapy.

In brief: Usually ok

Most likely it is ok to work out the upper body.
The exercise to the lower body and legs usually comes from controlled physical therapy.
Dr. Jason Rudolph
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