Assisted flexion is a knee rehabilitation exercise where the good leg acts as a helper to increase the flexion.

assisted flexion
assisted flexion

 

Regaining range of motion after knee injury or surgery

 Knee stiffness is common after knee injury or surgery. Fluid inside the joint as well as tissue inflammation cause pain and stiffness. Sticky adhesions may gum up normally-mobile tissue spaces and add to the problem.

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This article offers a suite of early knee rehabilitation exercises for the damaged knee.

A-Z of Rehabilitation Exercises

An alphabetical list of the sort of exercises usually prescribed by physiotherapists for knee rehabilitation.

Assisted flexion

Video of an Assisted Flexion exercise to help to re-build range of motion.

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CLINICAL PUBLICATIONS

How often is functional range of motion obtained by manipulation for stiff total knee arthroplasty? Choi HR, Siliski J, Malchau H, Freiberg A, Rubash H and Kwon YM. Int Orthop. 2014 Aug;38(8):1641-5. doi: 10.1007/s00264-014-2421-z. Epub 2014 Jul 4.


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