Quadriceps, Short Arcs (Strength)
Sit on the floor with your right leg straight in front of you. Bend your left knee and put your left foot flat on the floor.
Place a rolled-up towel under your right thigh, just above your knee. Relax your leg.
Straighten your right leg, lifting your foot off the floor. Hold for 5 seconds. Then relax.
Repeat the lifting motion 10 times, or as otherwise directed.
Switch legs and then repeat.
Use ankle weights for a tougher workout. Ask your healthcare provider what size ankle weights to use.
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