Lying (prone) Quadriceps Stretch

Lying (Prone) Quadriceps Stretch

Instructions

Preparation

Lie prone on mat or floor. Grasp top ankle or forefoot behind.

Execution

Pull ankle or forefoot to rear end. Hold stretch. Repeat with opposite side.

Comments

A thickly folded towel can be placed under upper hip if lumbar spine hyperextension would otherwise be uncomfortable. A thickly folded towel can be placed under knee to further stretch Rectus Femoris.

Tibialis Anterior can be stretched if ankle is completely Plantar flexed.

Muscles

Target

Other


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