Below are some exercises that you can do to help
stretch and strengthen your leg muscles and reduce knee pain and stiffness.
Before you try any of these exercises, talk to your doctor or physical
therapist. He or she can help design an exercise plan that is best for
If you feel pain when you do these
exercises, stop. Ask your doctor or physical therapist if there are other
exercises that you can do to keep your muscles flexible and strong.
If you do not have a stationary exercise bike at
home, you can find one to ride at your local health club or community center.
April 8, 2011
Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine & David A. Fleckenstein, MPT - Physical Therapy
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