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Zac Efron Shares Clip of His Recovery Following Knee Surgery

Posted on 14 November, 2017 by Martina
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Zac Efron Shares Clip of His Recovery Following Knee Surgery

Zac Efron is letting fans in on his slow recovery from knee surgery.

On Tuesday, the High School Musical alum posted a video on his YouTube channel showcasing a visit to do some physical therapy following his knee surgery back in February. In the clip, he makes his way into a gym on crutches admitting that, "Just things I can normally...I'm just used to doing, I take for granted, I can't do."

Inside, the 31-year-old actor does some stretches with his doctor in an effort to slowly get the knee straight while also widening its mobility. This involves applying compresses, doing some range-of-motion exercises and using a massaging device called a Hypervolt, which Efron appears to enjoy.

Later, the movie star stands for some knee-lifting exercises in order to help in the recovery process. He also strikes a GQ pose on a mat to do some left lifts.

Now, although Efron hurt his knee, he also took some time to do some upper body strength building while in the gym. As he lifts weights, his physical therapist suggests he try an RMT -- a rotational movement trainer, which looks a LOT like a giant maraca. So, of course, the actor takes a moment to add some fun to the proceedings, shaking the RMT all around!

Only one segment was left out of the clip -- when Efron ended his workout with a "Normanap." This is simply when he takes a snooze while compression is being applied to his knee.

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