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8 Exercises to Do Before Knee Replacement

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Prepare For Your Surgery With Exercise

Severe knee pain may make working out feel out of the question. But if you're preparing for a knee replacement, physical activity can actually help. In a recent study, preoperative exercise training helped older adults with arthritis function better after their operation. Here are the best moves to build strength and speed recovery.

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Medically Reviewed By: Williams, Robert, MD

Last Annual Review Date: 2012-06-07