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Exercises for knee osteoarthritis

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Extension movement

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Starting position:Sit on a seat; with thigh and knee over the empty space.

Movement:Make flexion and extension movements of the knee trying for complete extension:
1.Lift your leg into a horizontal position (maximum extension) without moving your thigh from the seat and return your foot to a vertical position
2.Lower the leg

Number of repetitions:Repeat this movement 15 times.

Extension movement

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Starting position:Sit on a seat; with thigh and knee over the empty space.

Movement:1.Lift your leg into a horizontal position (maximum extension) without moving your thigh from the seat
2.Point your foot and push your leg. 3.Hold this position for a minimum of 5 seconds

Number of repetitions:Repeat this movement 15 times.

Abduction movement

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Starting position:Sit on a seat; with thigh and knee over the empty space.

Movement:1.Bend your leg at the hip, raise your knee into a vertical position
2.Bend your knee and bring your heel back to your buttocks
3.Stretch your leg out vertically

Number of repetitions:Repeat this movement 15 times.