Osteoarthrosis of the Lower Leg

Arthritis characterized by erosion of articular cartilage of the lower leg, which becomes soft, frayed, and thinned with eburnation of subchondral bone and outgrowths of marginal osteophytes; pain and loss of function result.

  • Pain in the lower leg
  • Stiffness in the lower leg
  • Loss of ROM in the lower leg
  • Crepitus in the lower leg with movement
  • Wear and tear
  • Trauma
  • Previous fracture
  • ROM and stretching
  • Lower leg stabilization exercises
  • Lower extremity strengthening exercise
Osteoarthrosis of the Lower Leg Phase I

Purchase Phase

  • Foot Wedge
  • 3-D Runners Stretch
  • 100s
  • Passive Ankle Inversion
  • Passive Ankle Eversion
  • Windshield Wipers
  • Single Leg Balance
  • Toe Yoga
  • Tri Planar Knee To Wall
  • Nose To Wall
  • Stationary Bike
  • Contrast Bath

Osteoarthrosis of the Lower Leg Phase II

Purchase Phase

  • Heel Raises
  • Heel Offs
  • Slips Rocker
  • Step Overs In Mase
  • Step Downs
  • Backwards Step Ups

Osteoarthrosis of the Lower Leg Phase III

Purchase Phase

  • Heel Offs
  • German Dance
  • Heel Raises
  • Step Overs In Mase
  • T Band Walks In Mase
  • Tennis Ball Push
  • Jump Rope Routine
  • Toe Hops