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Hot Water Therapy Exercise : Knee Walk and Knee Circles

The Knee Walk hot water therapy exercise is meant to treat lower back. The assumption is that you are lying in hot water tub. The knee walk exercise is good for abdominal muscles, and doing it without hands will increase the workout for stomach.
– Position a towel or cushion beneath you, your head and shoulders as well.
– Recline against the back of the tub, or the edge of the hot tub.
– Settle down until you are nearly lying on your back, but do not drown.
– Knees should be up, your feet suspended, loose and comfortably dangling.
– Place your left hand on left kneecap and right hand on right kneecap.
– Walk your knees back and forth – a total of three to five inches back and forth is plenty.
– Do for 30 to 60 seconds.
– You can walk your knees without keeping your hands on knee caps once you are comfortable with this exercise.

The Knee Circles hot water therapy exercise is meant to treat lower back. The assumption is that you are lying in hot water tub.
– Position a towel or cushion beneath you, your head and shoulders as well.
– Recline against the back of the tub, or the edge of the hot tub.
– Settle down until you are nearly lying on your back, but do not drown.
– Knees should be up, your feet suspended, loose and comfortably dangling.
– Place your left hand on left kneecap and right hand on right kneecap. Keep your knees tightly together.
– Move your knees in a circular motion. Move at a comfortable speed. try to keep your entire lower back on the tub bottom at all times.
– Do not make big circles at first. Do this for a few seconds at first and work up to 30 to 60 sec.
– Once you are comfortable doing this exercise, do it without keeping your hands on knee caps.

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