CJW Sports Medicine

HCA Virginia Health Systems

Quadriceps Stretch

  • Stand facing away from a table or other elevated surface.
  • Bend knee and place foot onto the surface.
  • Slowly work yourself closer to the table until desired stretch is felt.
  • You should feel a stretch along the front of the upper leg.
  • Slightly bend the knee on the leg still touching the floor and lean back.
  • Remember to keep your back straight and your hips square.
  • Hold for 20-30 seconds.
  • Repeat with opposite leg.