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Thera-Band Knee Exercises

Created By: The Academy

Description:
These exercises help strengthen the knees

Instructions:
Use a Thera-Band resistance level that allows you to complete between 8 and 12 repetitions for 2 to 3 sets. If you are rehabilitating an injury, be sure and check with your healthcare provider for the appropriate resistance and repetitions.

Thera-Band Knee Extension (in prone)

Thera-Band Knee Extension
Instructions:
Wrap the middle of a long band around your foot. Lay on your stomach and hold the other ends of the band over your shoulder. Begin with your knee bent and extend your knee against the band until it reaches the floor. Hold and slowly return.

Thera-Band Knee Flexion (in prone)

Thera-Band Knee Flexion Prone
Instructions:
Tie the ends of a long band together, creating a loop. Securely attach one end of the loop near the floor. Lay on your stomach and place the other end of the loop around your ankle. Begin with your knee straight and flex (bend) your knee against the band. Hold and slowly return.

Thera-Band Knee Leg Press (Supine)

Thera-Band Leg Press
Instructions:
Lay on your back with your knee bent and middle of band looped around the bottom of the foot. Grasp the ends of the band in each hand near your shoulders. Extend your hip and knee against the band until straight. Hold and slowly return.
TIP: Maintain tension on the band by keeping your hands near your shoulders.

Thera-Band Terminal Knee Extension (TKE)

Thera-Band Knee TKE
Instructions:
Make a loop with your band and securely attach one end at knee level. Place your knee inside the loop and take up the slack. Slowly bend and straighten your knees, stretching the band as you extend your knee.
Tip: Keep the band wrapped ABOVE your knee joint.

Thera-Band Knee Squat (at side)

Thera-Band Knee Squat
Instructions:
Stand on the middle of the band with both feet. Grasp the ends of the band at hip level. Perform squat, keeping back & elbows straight. Hold and slowly return.
TIPS: Keep your back straight and knees pointing forward. Don’t allow your knees to rotate inward or outward.

Thera-Band Knee Minisquat (1-leg)

Thera-Band Knee Minisquat
Instructions:
Stand on the middle of the band with one foot. Grasp the end of the band at hip level. Perform minisquat (slightly bend knees), keeping back & elbow straight. Hold and slowly return.
TIPS: Keep your back straight and knee pointing forward. Don’t allow your knee to rotate inward or outward.

Thera-Band Lunge

Thera-Band Lunge
Instructions:
Stand with one foot on the middle of the band. Grasp ends of bands and loop around your hands at chest level with elbows bent. Place other leg behind with knee slightly bent. Keeping your trunk upright, bend your front knee, lowering the body straight down, then return to the upright position against the band.
TIPS: Keep your back straight; avoid rounding your back.
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Consult your healthcare provider before beginning this exercise program. If you experience any pain or difficulty with any exercises, stop and consult your healthcare provider. The Hygenic Corporation is not liable for any injuries incurred while using exercises or programs accessed via this website. User must wear suitable eye protection such as safety goggles to protect against possibility of eye injury as a result of the band or tube snapping towards the face if grip is lost or if the band or tube breaks.

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