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Welcome to our health education library. The information shared below is provided to you as an educational and informational source only and is not intended to replace a medical examination or consultation, or medical advice given to you by a physician or medical professional.

Leg and Knee Exercises: Quad SetEjercicios para las piernas y las rodillas: Serie de ejercicios de cu¡driceps

Leg and Knee Exercises: Quad Set

 

This exercise is designed to stretch and strengthen your knee. Before beginning, read through all the instructions. While exercising, breathe normally and use smooth movements. If you feel any pain, stop the exercise. If pain persists, call your healthcare provider.

1.  Sit on the floor with one leg straight, the other bent.

2.  Flex the foot of your straight leg by pointing your toes toward you. Press the back of your knee into the floor while tightening the muscle on the top of your thigh. Hold for ______ seconds. Then relax.

3.  Repeat ______ times. Do ______ sets a day.

CAUTION

  • Don't arch your back.

  • Don't hunch your shoulders.

Date Last Reviewed: 2007-01-15T00:00:00-07:00

Date Last Modified: 2007-12-12T00:00:00-07:00