Hey everybody, it’s Doctor Jo. Today I’m gonna
show you some knee and hip exercises in a seated position. So if you’re not quite ready
for standing and you’ve already graduated from the lying down, these are for you. Let’s
get started. The first exercise is gonna be for knee extension. It’s gonna be strengthening
the quad muscle here. You wanna make sure you sit in a nice upright position. If you’ve
got a chair with a back that might help you out cause if you’re leaning while you’re doing
these exercises, you’re not doing it right. So make sure that you’re not leaning. You
want to keep your hips in a nice 90 degree angle, and you’re going to kick it straight
out, get it as straight as you can, and slowly come back down. This is not gonna be a good
exercise. Make sure you’re controlling it, make sure you’re going slow, squeezing the
muscles tight, slowly coming back down. This might be really easy for you, might not be
easy for some people. But if it’s easy, you can add some weights onto your ankle. So just
going straight up, and slowly coming back down. The next one is gonna be for hip flexion
strengthening. Same kind of thing, you want to keep your back upright. And now you’re
gonna drive your knee straight up. Coming up this way, and slowly coming back down.
Same thing, you want to go slow and controlled. If you’re going like this, you’re using momentum,
you’re not using your muscles. So nice and slow coming up, nice and slow going down.
And again, if you have some ankle weights, if this is easy, if you can get to 15, 20,
25 and it’s not a little painful sore, then you need to add a little bit of weight. The
last one is gonna be hip extension. Go ahead and grab a band. Yellow is the lightest. And
this time, you’re gonna start up high and push down. Remember with the band, you want
to control the band, don’t let the band control you. Nice and slow going down, nice and slow
coming back up. Those were you’re seated exercises for your hip and your knee, if you have any
questions, leave them in the comments section, and if you want to check out some other videos,
like the ones lying down or if you think you’re ready for the ones standing up, go to AskDoctorJo.com.
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and I hope you feel better soon.