DR. STEPHEN J. O’BRIEN, an orthopedic surgeon, had his patient, Jay MacDonald, 52, lie on the examining table and bend his right knee back toward his chest to test for flexibility. The doctor had replaced Mr. MacDonald’s knee five weeks earlier and wanted to see how far beyond 90 degrees the knee would bend.
Here is a question about a partial knee replacement and still in constant chronic pain after the surgery.
This week a football player had a severe knee injury where he tore his ACL, meniscus, and medial condyle. He has had several surgeries to clean up his knee however he still has pain in the knee and the doctor is proposing another surgery to deal with it…
Your exercises must start to build “practical” or “dynamic” strength in your knees for your body to feel as it did before your knee injury.
The controlled range of motion provided by cycling can increase the strength of both the front and back of the knee which provides tremendous all around support for your knees.