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Assisted Knee Straightening


  • Do not bend your knee more than 90° for the first week.


  • Helps improve range of motion of your left knee

Starting position

  • Sit up tall on a chair or on the side of a bed or firm surface with your thighs supported and your foot resting on the floor


  • Straighten your left knee by lifting your foot toward the ceiling
  • Use your right leg under your left leg to help your left knee to straighten more fully
  • Hold for 3-5 seconds, and then return to the starting position


  • Do this few times before initiating walking to help loosen the left knee