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Exercise videos playlist

Individual videos

Level 1 lower limb exercises
This video demonstrates some basic exercises that will help improve your lower limb strength

Level 2 lower limb exercises
This video contains some advanced lower limb exercises, these should be completed if you have been advised to do so by your Physiotherapist or Consultant

Proprioceptive exercises
This video contains some simple exercises to help improve your balance

Stretching exercises
This video demonstrates some simple stretching exercises that will help improve your lower limb mobility

Core strengthening exercises
This video contains some simple exercises that will help you strengthen your core muscles

Standing and walking with crutches
This video demonstrates how to safely use elbow crutches and mobilise non weight-bearing, partial weight-bearing and full weight-bearing

Log roll after surgery
This video demonstrates a safe way to transfer to the edge of the bed following spinal surgery

Caring for your child in a Toronto Brace
This video is useful for parents / carers preparing to care for their child following hip surgery when they will be fitted into a Toronto Brace

Caring for your child in a Hip Spica
This video is helpful for parents / carers preparing to manage their child in a Hip Spica following hip surgery

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