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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: Wall Slide SquatsRehabilitaci³n del ligamento cruzado anterior: Deslizamientos agach¡ndose contra la pared

ACL Rehabilitation: Wall Slide Squats

After you regain muscle control, it's time to build strength. This helps you put 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.

  • Lean against a wall with your feet hip-width apart. Your feet should be about 18 inches from the wall.

  • Slowly slide down to a near-sitting position. Don't let your knees go past 90 degrees.

  • Hold for 10 seconds, then slide back up.

  • Repeat 5 times.

CAUTION: Do this exercise only if your healthcare provider says it's okay.

 

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