Rehabilitation is the programme of exercises and stretches undertaken in order to return the knee to as full a function as possible.

assisted flexion exercise

Active assisted flexion - and early range of motion exercise

step ups rehabilitation exercise

Step ups - an early strengthening exercise.

hamstrings curl with swiss ball

Hamstrings curl - a trunk strengthening exercise.

 

Knee rehabilitation must be graduated

It is important to understand both the objectives of knee rehabilitation and the stages, so that the patient does not progress too fast and inflame the knee, or too slow and fail to regain range of motion.

Synonyms: 
rehab
physiotherapy
physio
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Early phase of the Rehab Cycle - in bed

Being confined to bed presents is own hazards.

The early management of ACL tears

Part 2 of a course by Lesley Hall on cruciate ligament rehabilitation.

Tony Wilson discusses practical issues around taping the kneecap.

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