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After toral knee replacement surgry, how do you learn to walk down steps normally
Vital posted:
What do you need to do to teach your knee how to walk down steps. Are there specific excercises to do?
arbob5 responded:
Just remember "up with the good, down with the bad". In other words, if you have your left knee done, you go up stairs with your right leg first, and if you're going down, you use your left leg first. Or vice versa, depending which leg had the surgery. Just picture it in your mind. After awhile, it will be something you won't even have to think about.. you will just automatically do it that way. Keep saying "up with the good, down with the bad" everytime you approach stairs until it's automatic.

You'll do fine I'm sure.

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