Assisted Knee Bend: Bend the knee as much as possible. Cross your legs with the good leg in front. Use your front ankle to push your surgery leg further back. Hold for 7 seconds then release the tension. Repeat 10 times.

Home Exercise Program: Achieve good motion and strength

Assisted Knee Bend: Bend the knee as much as possible. Cross your legs with the good leg in front. Use your front ankle to push your surgery leg further back. Hold for 7 seconds then release the tension.

Discover 10 exercises you can perform prior to knee replacement surgery that can help strengthen your knee and help you recover faster.

10 Exercises Before Knee Replacement Surgery

Discover 10 exercises you can perform prior to knee replacement surgery that can help strengthen your knee and help you recover faster.

Knee Replacement Recovery: Exercises & Physical Therapy After Surgery

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Knee Extension: Straighten your knee by lifting your ankle as much as you can. Hold the knee straight for 7 seconds then slowly lower the ankle. Repeat 10 times. As you get stronger, use an ankle weight (between one and ten pounds) to increase resistance.

Home Exercise Program: Achieve good motion and strength

Knee Extension: Straighten your knee by lifting your ankle as much as you can. Hold the knee straight for 7 seconds then slowly lower the ankle. As you get stronger, use an ankle weight (between one and ten pounds) to increase resistance.

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Recovery From Total Knee Replacement Surgery

In this article, I will only briefly describe the procedure for TKR, but more importantly I will take you along with me on my journey to full recovery.

Standing Knee Bend: Bend your surgery knee so that your ankle rises toward the buttock. Hold for 7 seconds. Repeat 10 times.

Home Exercise Program: Achieve good motion and strength

Standing Knee Bend: Bend your surgery knee so that your ankle rises toward the buttock. Hold for 7 seconds.

12 Common Knee Replacement Surgery Questions & Answers

12 Common Knee Replacement Surgery Questions & Answers

Have questions about knee replacement surgery? Here are a list of the top 12 questions and answers about knee replacement surgery.

Hip Flexion: Slowly lift your knee up toward the shoulder while bending the hip. Hold for 3 seconds then slowly bring your foot to the ground. Repeat 10 times.

Home Exercise Program: Achieve good motion and strength

Hip Flexion: Slowly lift your knee up toward the shoulder while bending the hip. Hold for 3 seconds then slowly bring your foot to the ground.

Bruising on the leg after knee replacement surgery is common.

The Wound: Important considerations to understand

Learn about the wound after knee replacement surgery such as bruising, or incision redness.

Harriet's knees before knee replacement surgery. She is working hard with physical therapy to improve her motion. - My Knee Guide X-ray Visi...

Harriet: Large bone spurs were removed from the back of Harriet’s knee

Harriet has not been able to straighten her knee for many years. - My Knee Guide X-ray Vision Center

This home exercise program demonstrates 18 exercises that can increase knee motion and strength. The program is useful for patients who have knee arthritis and also for patients recovering from knee replacement surgery.

Home Exercise Program: Achieve good motion and strength

Click on Katherines knee to see the animation of her knee replacement wound healing from 2 through 6 weeks post-op

The Wound: Important considerations to understand

Proper wound healing is critical to the success of a knee replacement surgery. Each surgeon has their own protocol for how to manage the incision. There are several options for how the wound may be closed including staples, steri-strips and.

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