Beginner Knee Exercises

2020-08-25T16:22:08-04:00August 18th, 2015|Knees, Other|

As you are just starting out on your rehabilitation program, strengthening and stretching your knee are an integral part of your recovery process. Performing the right exercises at the right time can be a large difference maker between getting better and not. These exercises have been selected to activate and stretch certain muscle group around [...]

Basic Knee Routine

2020-08-25T16:22:58-04:00August 18th, 2015|Knees, Other|

These exercises are to help stretch and strengthen your knee after a recent injury.  Your chiropractor will work with you during the course of your treatment and monitor your progress. Please contact us if you have any questions.

Knee Replacement Surgery Preparation

2020-08-25T16:23:29-04:00August 18th, 2015|Knees, Other|

If you are scheduled to get your knee replaced, doing “prehabilitation” exercises prior to your surgery can improve your function and recovery time after the surgery. These exercises are designed to strengthen and stretch your muscles as well as your knee joint to prepare it for the rehab process after surgery. Do these exercises only [...]

Knee Post-Operation Mobility

2020-08-25T16:33:03-04:00August 18th, 2015|Knees, Other|

These exercises should be performed alongside the Knee Post-Operation Early Stage exercises. They are designed to get full range of motion back to your knee following surgery. Full knee range of motion is very important for a properly functioning knee joint. After you have been discharged from the hospital and have been assessed by our [...]

Knee Post-Operation Later Stage

2020-08-25T16:24:29-04:00August 18th, 2015|Knees, Other|

Congratulations! You are doing well with your rehab and your chiropractor has felt you are ready for the next step. These exercises are more challenging for your knee joint and are designed to help get you back to your regular activities. Only start these exercises if your chiropractor has prescribed them to you at our [...]

Knee Post-Operation Early Stage

2020-08-25T16:24:57-04:00August 18th, 2015|Knees, Other|

Immediately following your surgery, your physiotherapist will likely have gotten you moving in the hospital to start the rehab process. After you have been discharged, you will want to begin activating certain muscles and strengthening your knee to have the smoothest recovery process. These exercises are meant to get your muscles working properly and safely. [...]

IT Band Stretches

2020-08-25T16:33:16-04:00August 18th, 2015|Knees, Other|

The IT band is a layer of connective tissue that runs from your hip to just below your knee. Believe or not, tight hips can affect the movement as well as function of your knee. Two muscles attach to the IT band at the top, the gluteus maximus and the tensor fascia latae. Stretching the [...]

Intermediate Knee Exercises

2020-08-25T16:26:01-04:00August 18th, 2015|Knees, Other|

Congratulations! Your chiropractor feels that you are ready for the next step in your recovery process. Your knee mobility is improving and your function is getting better. Keep it up! These next set of exercises are more challenging but are necessary for you to get your knee back to good health. Please perform these only [...]

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