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Archive for January 8th, 2011

Stretching your quadriceps is free, and doesn’t require a prescription.  Along with your hamstrings and hip flexors, keeping these muscles limber will help ease the pain associated with you knee osteoarthritis.  Knee OA can be managed with conservative treatment options.

Prone Quadriceps Stretch

Prone Quadriceps Stretch

Prone Quadricep Stretch:

1.  Lie on your stomach.

2.  Bend your knee back and grab your ankle.

3.  Pull Until you feel a gentle stretch.

4.  Hold the stretch for ten seconds.

5.  Stretch each leg five times.