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Bicycle Knee Rehabilitation After a knee replacement, achieving amazing physical health and condition needs to be a priority; this is not something that you can take all that lightly. The months leading up to a scheduled knee replacement surgery can be filled with pain and discomfort, so there is only a handful of activities that can be done by the person. A person who went through knee replacement surgery, or basically any surgery for that matter, will be limited at first in terms of exercise; there are factors that need to be thought of. Improving the Mobility Under the specialised therapy program, you have to target a 110-120 degree motion; this is the least amount that you should aim for. In most cases, people will settle for a number far below 110 or 120. For the most effective enhancement of knee movement, you need to exercise the muscles flexing and extending the knee. When we say muscles relevant to your knee, we meant muscles like the hamstrings or quadriceps; these are the muscles that need most attention during physical therapy sessions.
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A common exercise would be to sit on a chair with your back straight, then use one leg to help out the operated leg, extend the operated leg back and hold it for a good five to ten seconds. There are tons of other ways to increase the overall mobility of the knee. The bottom line is to develop a fully functional knee in order to do all the activities that you did before without hindrance.
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Equipment for Exercise We recommend two kinds of exercise equipment typically used by those undergoing knee rehabilitation, but aside from that they can also contribute to overall fitness and they are the treadmill and stationary bike. When we talk about the development of knee mobility, both the mentioned equipment can do the job perfectly but people tend to lean towards the stationary bike. Don’t push yourself too hard on the initial sessions, 5-10 minutes of exercise on any of the two should do but remember to gradually increase your time of usage until you’re able to do 30-45 minute exercises. Another exercise machine that’s also highly recommended by doctors is the leg extension machine. Weight Training Weight lifting is a crucial exercise, especially for those under physical therapy programs; they are the perfect exercise if you aim to improve fitness after a surgery. By developing muscles throughout your body and making them stronger, you’ll be able to burn a lot more calories and have better control over the functions of your body. It’s no surprise to see people who got a replacement avoid any kind of weight lifting exercise, but what they might not know is that weightlifting helps strengthen the muscles supporting the knee replacement; this paves the way for better functioning prosthesis, thus activities are not as difficult like before.