stretches for post knee surgery (anthroscopic)

The Best Exercises After Your Knee Arthroscopy

Arthroscopic knee surgery takes approximately 45 minutes, depending on the extensiveness of the surgery. Normally, a patient is under general anesthetic during surgery. A small incision is made on the knee and allows surgical instruments to be placed into the knee. A fiber optic camera is inserted into the knee to provide a clear view of the...

Knee Arthroscopy Recovery Time

Arthroscopic knee surgery takes approximately 45 minutes, depending on the extensiveness of the surgery. Normally, a patient is under general anesthetic during surgery. A small incision is made on the knee and allows surgical instruments to be placed into the knee. A fiber optic camera is inserted into the knee to provide a clear view of the...

Straight Leg Raises, Standing Repeat 10 times.   Support yourself, if necessary, and slowly lift your leg forward keeping your knee straight. Return to the starting position.  Advanced: Before starting, add weights to your ankle, starting with 1 pound of weight and building up to a maximum of 5 pounds of weight over 4 weeks.

Straight Leg Raises, Standing Repeat 10 times. Support yourself, if necessary, and slowly lift your leg forward keeping your knee straight. Return to the starting position. Advanced: Before starting, add weights to your ankle, starting with 1 pound of weight and building up to a maximum of 5 pounds of weight over 4 weeks.

Straight Leg Raises Repeat 10 times.   Lie on your back, with uninvolved knee bent, straighten your involved knee. Slowly lift about 6 inches and hold for 5 seconds. Continue lifting in 6-inch increments, hold each time. Reverse the procedure, and return to the starting position.  Advanced: Before starting, add weights to your ankle, starting with 1 pound of weight and building up to a maximum of 5 pounds of weight over 4 weeks.

Straight Leg Raises Repeat 10 times. Lie on your back, with uninvolved knee bent, straighten your involved knee. Slowly lift about 6 inches and hold for 5 seconds. Continue lifting in 6-inch increments, hold each time. Reverse the procedure, and return to the starting position. Advanced: Before starting, add weights to your ankle, starting with 1 pound of weight and building up to a maximum of 5 pounds of weight over 4 weeks.

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