How To Stand Up Properly

This video is for educational purposes only, and is a supplement to instructions from a licensed healthcare professional and not to be performed without proper supervision. Improper application of medical skills can result in injuries for which Midwest Physical Therapy Services is not liable. We recommend contacting Midwest Physical Therapy Services, for more information.


How To Stand Up Properly

Dr. Cheryl Wisinski, PT, DPT, WCS, (owner Midwest Physical Therapy Services) demonstrates how to stand up from a chair with the least amount of effort required. This is especially useful if there are muscle weaknesses or physical limitations creating difficulty in getting out of a chair. Pivoting at the hip joint is the key to this technique, while keeping your spine straight (in neutral). This minimizes back, hip and knee pain while standing.

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