What is quad stretch (lying on side)?

Quad Stretch (Lying on Side)

Quad stretch (lying on side)

  1. Lie on your side with your affected leg on top. You can use your hand or a pillow to support your head.
  2. Bend your top leg, and reach behind you to grab the front of that foot or ankle with your other hand.
  3. Stretch your leg back by pulling your foot toward your buttock. You will feel the stretch in the front of your thigh.
  4. Hold the stretch for at least 15 to 30 seconds.
  5. Repeat 2 to 4 times.
  6. It's a good idea to repeat these steps with your other leg.

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