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heel slides

heelslidesBe sure to consult your physician prior to beginning your joint exercise program and only exercise to your comfort level. You’ll obtain optimum benefit from your joint exercises if you do them twice a day.

How to Do: Lie flat on your back and slide your heel toward your buttocks while bending your knee. Then slowly lower your heel back to the position where you began and repeat the exercise.

When to Do: before and after surgery

Repeat this exercise 20 times

Benefit: Strengthens and increases the flexibility of the muscles around your hip and knee.

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