weights, bike and ice to restore knee strenght

I have had a minor surgery on my knee for a dislocated
patella condition and I had a laceration on the same
knee from an accident. I have always been told to strengthen both knees by doing the weight machines as follows: Work towards 3x20 (start with small amount of weight): Leg extensions, leg flexions, calf isolations on the leg press and 20 minutes on the bike (high rev's) before hand and then ice 20 minute after.

Is this still the norm for leg strengthening? After
I have seen a physical therapist and weight training
can begin?

Thank you for your time,
Jim Quatier

Posted By Jim Quatier on October 26, 2010 at 11:50:22:

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