Rapid Recovery Book

Labette Health Rapid Recovery Exercise Program

Best Stretch

 Use a chair or your walker for balance.  Place operated leg back, foot flat on floor.  Forward leg bent.  Keep shoulders, torso upright.  Squeeze bottom and slowly shift weight to forward leg until a stretch is felt in front of thigh on operated leg.  Hold 30 seconds.

 Repeat three (3) times.  Do three (3) sessions per day.

Standing Hip Abductor Stretch

 Stand facing walker.  Spread feet apart and shift weight toward uninvolved leg with knee bent to feel GENTLE stretch along inner thigh.  Hold 30 seconds.  Repeat three (3) times daily.

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