Top 5 Exercises For Total...



After a total knee replacement, exercise is essential for recovery and rehabilitation. Exercise can help improve joint mobility, reduce pain and inflammation, and strengthen the muscles around the knee joint.

1.Ankle Pumps

Lie down on the bed.
Raise both feet and point your toes away from your body.
Move only your feet and keep your legs on the bed.

2.Heel Slides

Start in a seated position with your legs straight out in front of you.
Place a belt around the end of your affected foot.
Slide your heel in towards your buttocks as far as you can, keeping your knee pointing directly upwards.
Use the belt to assist with the movement.
Hold as directed and then slowly return to the start position and repeat.

3."Bridge" Core/gluteals Strengthening

Lie on your back with your heels rested securely on a bench.
Ensure your knees and feet are hips distance apart with your knees pointing to the ceiling.
You should have your knees bent to approximately 45 degrees.
Tighten your abdominal and buttock muscles and roll your tail bone up from the floor.
Continue this movement, lifting your hips directly up to the ceiling until you have a straight line from your shoulders to your knees.
Keep your neck and shoulders relaxed.
Control the movement as you lower your hips back down to the floor.
Your abdominal muscles should remain engaged until your lower back reaches the floor.

4.Hip Abduction

Lie on your back with your legs straight and your toes pointing upwards.
Move your affected leg out to the side as far as you comfortably can and then bring it slowly back in to the start position.
Do not allow this leg to cross the centre line and keep your toes pointing upwards.
Relax and repeat.

5.Standing Knee Lifts

Start by standing and take support.
In turn, lift your knees forward.

Exercises Help But Always Better To Consult A Doctor / Physiotherapist Before Starting Exercise Pogram.

By incorporating these exercises into your daily routine, along with maintaining good posture and being mindful of your movements, you can help alleviate pain and improve your overall condition. Remember to always consult with a physiotherapist before starting any new exercise regimen, particularly if you have a specific injury or condition.

Personalized Exercise Program By CB Specialists.

If you're looking for personalized exercises for  total knee replacement , be sure to connect with CB Physiotherapy. Our team of expert physiotherapists will work with you to develop a customized exercise plan that addresses your specific needs and goals. Don't let your pain hold you back any longer, contact CB Physiotherapy today and start on the path to feeling better.

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