Heel slides which are facilitated are early knee rehabilitation exercises when the knee has been stiff after trauma or surgery.
Deconditioned Knee: The Effectiveness of a Rehabilitation Program that Restores Normal Knee Motion to Improve Symptoms and Function. Shelbourne KD, Biggs A and Gray T. N Am J Sports Phys Ther. 2007 May; 2(2): 81–89.
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