Be 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.
When to Do: before and after surgery twice a day
How to Do: You can do this exercise while lying flat on your back (on your bed) or in a seated position. Flex your foot up and down at your ankle.
Repeat this exercise 20 times
Supplies Needed: none
Benefit: Increases blood circulation in the leg to prevent blood clotting.