Rapid Recovery Book

Labette Health Rapid Recovery Exercise Program

Activities of Daily Living— Precautions and Home Safety Tips



Do not pull up on walker to stand!

Standing up from Chair. Sit in chair with armrests when possible.

1. Scoot bottom to front edge of chair. 2. Push up off armrests with both hands. If no armrests, place one hand

on walker while pushing off seat with other hand. 3. Balance yourself before placing hands on walker.

4. If you tend to lean forward, you may need to place operated leg slightly out in front of you to prevent bending too far at the hip.

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