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Hip and Knee Rehabilitation

Knee Rehabilitation: Free Squat - VHL HealthSheet #89867_VA
Once you can bear weight on your leg without pain, start adding advanced exercises to your workout. Before you begin, talk with a physical therapist or certified athletic trainer.
Knee Rehabilitation: Heel Raise - VHL HealthSheet #89873_VA
After you regain muscle control, it’s time to build strength. This helps you put full weight on your leg.
Knee Rehabilitation: Straight Leg Raises - VHL HealthSheet #89877_VA
Begin your rehabilitation with exercises that develop muscle control. These help you meet basic goals, like driving a car or going back to work. Exercise as often as you’re advised.
Hamstring Curls - VHL HealthSheet #89915_VA
The following exercise helps build strong, balanced leg muscles.
Hamstring Stretch (with Towel) - VHL HealthSheet #89923_VA
To start, lie on your back with your knees bent and feet flat on the floor. Don’t press your neck or lower back to the floor. Breathe deeply. You should feel comfortable and relaxed in this position.
Seated Hamstring Stretch - VHL HealthSheet #89925_VA
The following flexibility exercise may be suggested by your physical therapist. Stop the exercise if it causes pain and discuss it with your physical therapist or healthcare provider.
Leg and Knee Exercises: Heel Raise - VHL HealthSheet #89917_VA
This exercise is designed to strengthen your knee and calf.
Leg and Knee Exercises: Leg Press - VHL HealthSheet #89919_VA
The following exercise helps build strong, balanced leg muscles.
Lower Body Exercises: Quad Stretch - VHL HealthSheet #89929_VA
This exercise stretches your lower body to help your back.
Wall Squats - VHL HealthSheet #89931_VA
This exercise stretches and strengthens your lower body to help your back.
Exercises to Increase Agility: Cross Steps - VHL HealthSheet #89953_VA
The following exercise helps to increase your ease and quickness of movement.
Exercises to Increase Agility: Short Sprints - VHL HealthSheet #89955_VA
The following exercise helps to increase your ease and quickness of movement.
Exercises to Increase Agility: Side Steps - VHL HealthSheet #89957_VA
The following exercise helps to increase your ease and quickness of movement.
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