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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.

Short Arc

short arcHow to Do: Sit with your back against a chair and then raise and straighten you knee so that your leg is parallel to the floor. Hold your leg in the straight position for 5 seconds and then slowly lower it back to the ground. Repeat.

When to Do: before and after surgery

Repeat this exercise 20 times

Supplies: Chair

Long Arc

LongArcQuadHow to Do: Sit with your back against a chair and then raise and straighten you knee so that your leg is parallel to the floor. Hold your leg in the straight position for 5 seconds and then slowly lower it back to the ground. Repeat.

When to Do: before and after surgery

Repeat this exercise 20 times

Supplies: Chair


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