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Revision Knee Surgery, Cartilage Repair, Hip & Knee Arthroscopy in Dallas, TX

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Kneecap (Patella) Problems, Rehabilitation - Knee- Problems and Treatm Health Library - Orthopaedic Surgeon Frisco - Torrance A. Walker, M.D.
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Revision Knee Surgery, Cartilage Repair, Hip & Knee Arthroscopy in Dallas, TX

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Welcome to our health education library. The information shared below is provided to you as an educational and informational source only and is not intended to replace a medical examination or consultation, or medical advice given to you by a physician or medical professional.

Rehabilitation for Kneecap (Patella) ProblemsRehabilitaci³n para problemas de la r³tula

Rehabilitation for Kneecap (Patella) Problems

Whatever your goals, your doctor may recommend that you see a physical therapist to help you reach them. Whenever possible, the goal of your 3-stage rehab program is to get you back to your normal activities. This is done by helping you knee heal and by exercising your knee and its supporting muscles.

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Stage 1

Starting to Heal

You'll work with your physical therapist or doctor to reduce pain and swelling. Then you can begin to increase your knee's pain-free range of motion.

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Stage 2

Improving Your Knee's Function

You'll begin flexibility and strengthening exercises. This helps build up the muscles around your knee.

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Stage 3

Practicing Everyday Moves

You'll get your knee and leg ready for everyday activities. You'll work to relearn movements and improve your ease and quickness.

Date Last Reviewed: 2007-01-15T00:00:00-07:00

Date Last Modified: 2002-07-09T00:00:00-06:00

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