Knee Flexion Stretches

I have had a lot of friends, family and patients recently ask me easy ways to help their very tight knees bend at home.  The following ROM exercises are easy to do and very successful in assisting knee flexion.  The first picture illustrates what we call "Heel Slides".  This can be done with a stretch strap or old belt.  Simply place the looped end around your foot as you long sit on the floor or bed and gently slide your foot back towards to making your knee bend.  Once at a maxium flexion stretch, hold that for 5-7sec, then release and

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