Care recipient (cr) needs to improve his her knee motions so that he she can walk better

Try: Suggest that cr perform the following exercise every day lie on the unaffected side with the bottom knee bent for stability and the affected arm placed in front for support starting with the affected leg straight bend the affected knee bringing the heel toward the buttocks then return to the straightened position concentrate on bending and straightening the knee while keeping the hip straight

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: Knee walking stroke rehabilitation exercise exercises gross motor coordination motion

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

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