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Quadriceps Set

1. Sit with involved leg extended.

2. Contract quadriceps muscle on the front of the leg to push back of knee down to the floor/table.

3. Hold exercise for 10 sec.

4. Do 1 set of 10 repetitions, every hour.

5. Special instructions

a. Do not hold your breath during the exercise.

Courtesy of Tomah Memorial Hospital, Department of Physical Therapy, Tomah, WI; Elizabeth C.K. Bender, MSPT, ATC, CSCS; and Whitney Gnewikow, DPT, ATC.