You are currently browsing the Osteoarthritis Blog blog archives for the day Tuesday, January 4th, 2011.

Calendar

January 2011
M T W T F S S
« Dec   Feb »
 12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31  

Archive for January 4th, 2011

This is a series about stretching to treat knee osteoarthritis.  The hamstrings play an important role in how your knee bends and straightens.  If you want to manage the pain associated with your Knee OA, then make sure your hamstrings are flexible.

Stand and Lean

Stand and Lean

Stand and Lean Hamstring Stretch:

1.  Stand up straight with your left foot about six inches in front of your right foot.

2.  Lift your left toes.

3.  Slightly bend your right knee.

4.  Lean forward from your hips, and rest both palms on your left leg for balance and support.