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Physical and Occupational Therapy Exercises


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It is important to be as fit as possible before undergoing a total joint replacement. This will make your recovery much faster. The exercises are shown below should be performed before and continue after your surgery. You should be able to do them in 15-20 minutes, and it is recommended that you do all of them twice a day. It is not harmful for you to do more. Consider this as a minimum amount of exercise prior to your surgery.  Stop any exercises that are too painful.

Knee Replacement Exercises 

Heel Slides

 

Quad Set

 

Ankle Pumps

 

Straight Leg Raise

 

Arm Chair Push-Up

 

Hip Replacement Exercises 

Long Arc Quad

 

Glute Set

 

Ankle Pumps - Seated in a Chair

 

Arm Chair Push-Up

 

Returning to Daily Activities at Home

Ascending and Descending Stairs

 

Car Transfer

 

Putting On Your Sock and Taking it Off 

 

Putting On Your Pants After Your Knee Replacement Surgery

 

Putting On Your Pants After Your Hip Replacement Surgery 

 

Precautions to Take After Your Hip Replacement Surgery

 

Entering and Exiting the Tub/Shower

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