This mobilization is designed to improve your kneecap mobility. It is important to perform this to help regain knee flexion and extension range of motion.
- Position yourself long-sitting with your legs and bottom supported on a surface. Also keep your back supported if possible
- Using the webspace of your hand or your fingers, gently mobilize your patella (kneecap) in all four directions (up, down, side-to-side) and hold each position for ten seconds. You should not be putting pressure down into your knee cap as this may be uncomfortable, instead focus on gliding your kneecap in all four directions. Repeat as prescribed.
- Use your other knee cap as a reference for how your kneecap on your affected knee should ideally move.