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Assisted passive extensions

If you are finding it hard to maintain extension, ask your therapist to help you.

assisted passive extension of the knee

With a rolled towel under your knee, the therapist presses down on your knee for 20 seconds while slowly raising your foot until the knee is extended. Repeat after a minute.

Updated: 04 Aug, 2013
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Dr Sheila Strover

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Dr Sheila Strover is the founder of the KNEEguru website. Although not a knee surgeon, she has a sound understanding of knee surgery and...

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