Reclaim Your Mobility

And Get Back to What You Love!
Exercises & movements

Quadriceps Sets
Tighten Muscle (on top of your leg) by pushing down into the ball. Hold for 5 seconds then release. We recommend counting out loud to avoid holding your breath.

Heel Slides Laying Down
Gently bend your knee up and down by sliding your heel back and forth on the smooth rails.  Increase knee bending by progressing progress marker down the track. Take note of progress.

Assisted Heel Slides
With the use of the Rehab360 stretch strap, gently pull your heel back until you feel a stretch.  Hold for 5 seconds. Make note of your progress marker.

Supine Resisted Terminal Knee Extensions
Lock Progress Marker in place. Connect the desired band for resistance. Slowly extend your knee until straight. Squeeze quadriceps and hold for 5 seconds. Slowly return heel back to progress marker and repeat.
Supine Resisted Heel Slides
Connect your desired resistance band to the end of the knee glider. Gently slide heel back towards buttocks as far as you can. Slowly return your leg to starting position and repeat.
Ankle Pumps
Gently pump your ankle back and forth. For more resistance, apply bands to progress marker or the end of the board then pump ankle.
Seated Resisted Heel Slide
Connect your desired resistance band to the end of the knee glider. Gently slide heel back towards buttocks as far as you can. Slowly return your leg to starting position and repeat.
Seated Resisted Terminal Knee Extensions
Lock Progress Marker in place. Connect the desired band for resistance. Slowly extend your knee until straight. Squeeze quadriceps and hold for 5 seconds. Slowly return heel back to progress marker and repeat.
Seated Assisted Heel Slide

Slide Heel back toward the chair.  Using Assist Strap, pull into a stretch to tolerance.

**Hint: If you can not pull any further and do NOT feel a stretch, slide your buttocks forward on the chair until stretch is felt.

Seated Hamstring Stretch
Place Knee Glider on floor in front of a chair. When knee is extended, lean over and stretch hamstring. Perform 3 Repetitions with 30 second hold twice daily.
Static Extension Stretch

Apply Extension strap on your thigh, above your knee as shown.  Gently push knee down into extension and apply stretch strap. Stretch knee in place for up to 2 minutes as tolerated.

**Hint: Have a caregiver push your knee gently into extension, then apply knee strap.

Passive Range of Motion (Caregiver)

Support knee and use assist handle to gently bend the knee of the patient.  Progress the progress marker as tolerated. Perform 20-30 repetitions prior to doing exercises.

**Hint:  Any motion is good motion.  Do not push through pain or muscle guarding.