Knee Extension


  • Sit on the side of your chair or bed with your feet flat on the floor
  • Hold on to the side of the chair for added support (with your non-fistula arm), breathe in
  • Breathe out and slowly straighten one leg, don’t lock your knee
  • Point your toes towards the ceiling and hold for a few seconds
  • Breathe in and slowly lower your leg to the starting position
  • Repeat 10-15 times
  • Repeat on the other leg


2-4 sets, increase weight over time.