Multimedia Patient Education
Welcome to our multimedia patient education library! All information presented on this page is intended for educational purpose only and not to provide medical advice, diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. We are happy to discuss your condition and treatment options in greater detail and answer any questions you may have. Please call our office at to make an appointment.
Disclaimer: The following videos are courtesy of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons. The videos contain footage of actual surgeries performed in the operating room and may be uncomfortable for some audience.
AAHKS Hip Replacement Surgery - Mini-Posterior Approach
AAHKS Hip Replacement Surgery - Anterior Approach
AAHKS Total Knee Replacement Surgery
AAHKS Partial Knee Replacement Surgery
Disclaimer: The following videos and instructions are courtesy of HEP2go.com, which creates professional exercise videos and exercise programs.
HIP ABDUCTION – STANDING
While standing, raise your leg out to the side. Keep your knee straight and maintain your toes pointed forward the entire time. Use your arms for support if needed for balance and safety.
HIP FLEXION – STANDING
While standing on one leg, lift your other leg forward with a straight knee as shown. Return to starting position and repeat. Use your arms for support if needed for balance and safety.
HIP EXTENSION – STANDING
While standing, balance on one leg and move your other leg in a backward direction. Do not swing the leg. Perform smooth and controlled movements. Keep your trunk stable and without arching during the movement. Use your arms for support if needed for balance and safety.
Lying on your back with knees straight, slide the affected heel towards your buttock as you bend your knee. Hold a gentle stretch in this position and then return to original position.
KNEE FLEXION - SELF ASSISTED
Lying on your back with knees straight, slide the affected heel towards your buttock as you bend your knee. Use the unaffected leg to assist the bending. Hold a gentle stretch in this position and then return to original position.
SEATED HEEL SLIDES
While in a seated position and foot forward and rested on the floor, slowly slide your foot closer towards you. Hold a gentle stretch and then return foot forward to original position.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8uExtPIZibA
SEATED KNEE FLEXION STRETCH SCOOT
While in a seated position, slides your foot back to a bent knee position. Keep your foot planted on the ground and scoot forward until a stretch is felt at the knee.
SEATED HAMSTRING STRETCH
While seated, rest your heel on the floor with your knee straight and gently lean forward until a stretch is felt behind your knee/thigh.
HAMSTRING STRETCH - SITTING
While sitting with your leg stretched out, reach forward with your hands towards touching your toes.