Post Surgery Knee Exercises

Inner West Hip & Knee Clinic

After your operation the following exercises are necessary to assist in your recovery.
Start these exercises the day after surgery.

To Improve Strength

Post Surgery Knee Exercises

Raise leg with your knee straight and hold for 6 seconds.
Repeat: 10 times every 2 hours.

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Push both knees into the bed and hold for 6 seconds.
Repeat: 10 times every 2 hours.

To Improve Knee Movement

Post Surgery Knee Exercises

Place your unaffected leg under your affected leg. Gently lower and then raise.
Repeat: 1-2 sessions per day for 2-3 minutes per session.

To Maintain Calf Circulation

Post Surgery Knee Exercises

To maintain calf circulation, move your foot up and down for 5 minutes every waking hour.
Continue: for 2-3 days or until you are walking comfortably.

For appointments and enquiries please phone   02 9735 3637

Inner West Hip & Knee Clinic
16 Robert Street
Ashfield NSW 2131

Waratah Private Hospital
Suite 204, Level 2
31 Dora Street
Hurstville NSW 2220

  office@hipandkneeclinic.com.au
Fax: 02 9735 3635

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