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Assisted Knee Straightening



Precautions

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

Purpose

  • Helps improve range of motion of your right 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

Action

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

Tip

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