Our ebooks will help you understand where you are in the phases of rehabilitation, and the difference between exercises for range-of-motion, strength, proprioception and endurance, so that you can choose exercises that are appropriate to your own level of healing and recovery.
|Range of motion is measured with a device called a goniometer. Range of motion exercises focus on improving acive and passive flexion and extension.||Strengthening exercises such as full arc extensions can be started as soon as the knee is 'calm' after injury or surgery.||Once the regime of knee exercises is well established, patients can work on their hips and lower back.|
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