Exercises for Hip and Knee Patients



Exercise One
 
  1. Attach elastic to secure object
  2. Grasp elastic, thumb up, elbow bent as shown
  3. Straighten elbow
  4. Return to starting position
 
Perform 1 set of 15 Repetitions, three times a day
 
Note: Use Elastic.

Exercise Two
 
  1. Attach elastic to secure object behind at shoulder level
  2. Grasp elastic in hand
  3. Hold upper arm parallel with floor, elbow bent, supported with other arm
  4. Return to start position and repeat
 
Perform 1 set of 15 Repetitions, three times a day
 
Note: Use Elastic.

Exercise Three
 
  1. Attach elastic to secure object at shoulder level
  2. Sit or stand as shown
  3. Hold elastic in hands, arms out from side, elbows bent as shown
  4. Push forward, straightening elbows
  5. Return to start position and repeat
 
Perform 1 set of 15 Repetitions, three times a day
 
Note: Use Elastic.

Exercise Four
 
  1. Lie on back with foot elevated up on a pillow.
  2. Move foot up and down, pumping the ankle
  Perform 1 set of 15 Repetitions, three times a day
   
   
   

Exercise Five
 
  1. Lie on back with leg extended
  2. Tighten quad muscles on front of leg, trying to push back of knee downward
 
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
 
DO NOT HOLD BREATH
   
 
Perform 1 set of 15 Repetitions, three times a day

Exercise Six
 
  1. Lay on y our back with knee slightly bent
  2. Without moving leg, tighten muscles on back of leg, trying to push heel down
 
Hold exercises for 10 seconds
 
  Perform 1 set of 15 Repetitions, three times a day
   

Exercise Seven
 
  1. Lie on back
  2. Legs should be straight
  3. Squeeze buttocks together
  4. Hold and repeat
 
Hold excretes for 10 seconds
   
 
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
 
DO NOT HOLD BREATH
   
  Perform 1 set of 15 Repetitions, three times a day

Exercise Eight
 
  1. Lie on back
  2. Slide heel up to buttocks. Stop when tightness and / or pain occurs.
  3. Return to start position
 
  Perform 1 set of 15 Repetitions, three times a day
 

Exercise Nine
 
  1. Lie on back with knees bent
  2. Lift buttocks off floor
  3. Return to start position
 
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
 
MAINTAIN NEUTRAL SPINE
   
  Perform 1 set of 15 Repetitions, three times a day
 
   
 

Exercise Ten
 
  1. Lie on back with knees bent, and hands clasped behind neck
  2. Raise shoulders up until they clear the floor and return to start position
 
 
Perform 1 set of 15 Repetitions, three times a day
   
   
 
   
 

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