Knee Musculature Passive Range of Motion

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  1. Kneel with your back to the wall with both feet touching the wall.
  2. Place one knee in the corner.
  3. Push the torso to an upright position without over-extending the lower back.

Key points:

  • Keep the pelvis neutral (lock the ribcage down and don’t over-extend the spine).

Partner:

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  1. Lie on back with both legs straight.
  2. Stretcher lifts one leg up until a slight stretch is felt at the back of the knee.
  3. Stretcher pulls the toes (into dorsiflexion).

On own:

On own:

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  1. Lie on back with both legs straight.
  2. Loop a rope or towel around one foot, and use it to pull the leg upwards and apply a stretch. Complete first with a slight bend in the knee and then with the knee straight.

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