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.
How to Do: Lie on your back in the bed with your knee straight and your toes pointed to the ceiling. Place a rolled up towel between your thighs and squeeze the towel with your inner thigh muscles. Hold for a count of 5-10. Release and repeat.
When to Do: before and after surgery
Benefit: strengthens the muscles around the thigh to provide support for your knees.
Supplies Needed: a towel
Repeat this exercise 20 times