The following page aims to provide specific exercise videos which may be utilised pre-operatively in conjunction with your Orthopaedic Surgeon’s recommendation. The completion of pre-operative rehabilitation exercises have been shown to reduce length of hospital stay, range of motion and sit to stand testing. The videos prescribed should always be at the discretion of your Physiotherapist depending on your diagnosis and goals. Click the link below each video for further instructions.
Strengthening: 3 x / week
- Huifen Chen, Suyun Li, Tingyu Ruan, Li Liu & Li Fang (2018) Is it necessary to perform prehabilitation exercise for patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty: meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials, The Physician and Sportsmedicine, 46:1, 36-43, DOI: 10.1080/00913847.2018.1403274