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Welcome to our health education library. The information shared below is provided to you as an educational and informational source only and is not intended to replace a medical examination or consultation, or medical advice given to you by a physician or medical professional.

ACL Rehabilitation: Stationary BikeRehabilitaci³n del ligamento cruzado anterior: Bicicleta estacionaria

ACL Rehabilitation: Stationary Bike

After you regain muscle control, it's time to build strength. This helps you be able to put your full weight on your leg. For best results, warm up and stretch before starting. If your injury is recent, wait until swelling and pain decrease before doing this exercise.

  • Once you can move your leg through a full turn, slowly pedal for 5-10  minutes. Alternate between pedaling forward and backward.

  • As your range of motion improves, pedal at a faster, steady pace.

  • To increase your endurance, pedal a few minutes longer and at a higher intensity each day.

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Date Last Modified: 2007-12-12T00:00:00-07:00