Denver Physical Therapy at Home – TKA

GLUTEAL SET - SUPINE

GLUTEAL SET - SUPINE

While lying on your back, squeeze your buttocks and hold. Repeat.

QUAD SET - TOWEL UNDER KNEE - ISOMETRIC QUADS

Place a small towel roll under your knee, tighten your top thigh muscle to press the back of your knee downward while pressing on the towel.

HIP ABDUCTION - SUPINE

HIP ABDUCTION - SUPINE

While lying on your back, slowly bring your leg out to the side. Keep your knee straight the entire time.

STRAIGHT LEG RAISE - SLR

STRAIGHT LEG RAISE - SLR

While lying on your back, raise up your leg with a straight knee. Keep the opposite knee bent with the foot planted on the ground. Do not raise leg above the opposite knee.

MINI SQUAT

MINI SQUAT

Start with your feet shoulder-width apart and toes pointed straight ahead. Next, bend your knees to approximately 30 degrees of flexion to perform a mini squat as shown. Then, return to original position. Knees should bend in line with the 2nd toe and not pass the front of the foot

3 Way Hip

3 Way Hip

With the effected leg, flex you foot towards you and contract you quads. Kick forward, to the side, and to the back. Make sure to keep you hips neutral.