Initial Exercises After Knee Arthroscopy / Ejercicios iniciales despues de una artroscopia de rodilla

Initial Exercises After Knee Arthroscopy / Ejercicios iniciales despues de una artroscopia de rodilla

http://www.drvicgoradia.com/patient-education/initial-exercises-after-knee-arthroscopy/

Initial Exercises After Knee Arthroscopy

Categories: Rehab

Hamstring Contraction

No movement should occur in this exercise. Lie or sit with your knees bent to about 10 degrees. Pull your heel into the floor, tightening the muscles on the back of your thigh. Hold 5 seconds, then relax. Repeat 10 times.

Quadriceps Contraction

Lie on stomach with a towel roll under your weak knee. Push ankle down into the towel roll. Your leg should straighten as much as possible. Hold for 5 seconds. Relax. Repeat 10 times.

Straight Leg Raises

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. Repeat 10 times. 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.

Buttock Tucks

While lying down on your back, tighten your buttock muscles. Hold tightly for 5 seconds. Repeat 10 times.

Standing Straight Leg Raises

Support yourself, if necessary, and slowly lift your leg forward keeping your knee straight. Return to the starting position. Repeat 10 times 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.

Deja un comentario

Tu dirección de correo electrónico no será publicada. Los campos obligatorios están marcados con *