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Knee osteoarthritis. Advisable to add ankle weights when doing strengthening exercises like straight leg raise?

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Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: 0kay

if no discomfort

In brief: 0kay

if no discomfort
Thank
Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine

In brief: Light weights

Wouldn't be bad, but use light weights - only a couple of pounds on each ankle.
And use well controlled slow movements - don't jerk the weights up quickly as you'll potentially hurt your knees.

In brief: Light weights

Wouldn't be bad, but use light weights - only a couple of pounds on each ankle.
And use well controlled slow movements - don't jerk the weights up quickly as you'll potentially hurt your knees.
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