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Knee Rolling

Benefits of exercise:
  • Helps maintain or increase your ability to rotate your trunk.


  • When you are lying on your back on the floor, if the back of your head does not easily rest on the floor, then we would advise you to place a folded towel under your head to help you achieve a neutral spine.

  • Keep knees and ankles together.

  • Keep shoulders and arms resting in contact with floor.

  • Ensure slow, continuous movement throughout.

Repetition recommended:
  • Remission Patient: 10 reps, hold for 10 seconds each time, 1 time/day

  • Flare Patient: 5 reps, hold for 10 seconds each time, 2-3 times/day

  • If you experience dizziness, stop the exercise and contact your doctor.


  1. Back to Action. NAAS. Available [Online] at: Accessed on 7 May 2019

Disclaimer: This material is not meant to replace professional advice from HCPs. Please consult your doctors/physiotherapist if you have any questions or before undertaking any physical activities.

Exercises should help reduce pain/stiffness. If these symptoms worsen, please stop the exercises and consult your physician / physiotherapist. If symptoms stay the same, consider increasing 1-2 repetitions each time.