Care recipient (cr) needs help improving his her hip and knee control

Try: Suggest that cr try to perform the following exercise every day start with knees bent feet resting on the floor slowly slide the heel of the affected leg down so that the leg straightens slowly bring the heel of the affected leg along the floor returning to the starting position keep heel in contact with the floor throughout the exercise note cr’s foot will slide more smoothly if he she does this exercise without shoes

Materials: n/a

Categories: Sage, Topic, Medical Physical, Mobility, Needs Some Assistance, Needs Much Assistance

Information: n/a

References: hope the stroke recovery guide chapter 4 – movement and exerciseby the national stroke associatin 2010 available at www stroke org

Keywords: Hip kmee mobility problems gross motor coordination rehabilitation stroke recovery exercise exercises

*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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