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What knee exercises can I do for physical therapy during recovery?

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Dr. Thomas Deberardino
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Focus on quadriceps

Straight leg raises and quadriceps contractions are usually allowed and warranted to eventually allow for crutch free ambulation.
Of course your specific injury and/or surgical intervention will ultimately dictate what you should do during your recovery. Your treating physician should be the best source of information for your specific knee injury.

In brief: Focus on quadriceps

Straight leg raises and quadriceps contractions are usually allowed and warranted to eventually allow for crutch free ambulation.
Of course your specific injury and/or surgical intervention will ultimately dictate what you should do during your recovery. Your treating physician should be the best source of information for your specific knee injury.
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
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Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
Pain Management

In brief: That depends

On what your injury is.
Your pt should be able to educate you in that regard. Good luck!

In brief: That depends

On what your injury is.
Your pt should be able to educate you in that regard. Good luck!
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
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