What is the best exercise after knee surgery? Walking. Proper walking is the best way to help your knee recover. At first, you will walk with a walker or crutches. Your surgeon or therapist will tell you how much weight to put on your leg.
How can I strengthen my knee after surgery? Regular exercise to restore strength and mobility to your knee is important for your full recovery after arthroscopic surgery. Your orthopaedic surgeon or physical therapist may recommend that you exercise for approximately 20 to 30 minutes, 2 or 3 times a day.
How long after knee surgery can you exercise? It’s important to be careful when going back to your workout routine after knee surgery. Be sure to check with your doctor about when it’s safe to return to working out, but the general rule is you can resume many of your normal activities after about 12 weeks.
How often should you exercise after knee surgery?
In order to continue healing and improving, you must follow the instructions developed by your physical therapist with your specific needs in mind. As a surgeon, I recommend you exercise your knee joint at least two or three times daily after surgery.