- While sitting in a chair, straighten your leg and hold for 6 seconds. Then lower your leg and rest for up to 10 seconds.
- Repeat 8 to 12 times with each leg. Do every day, up to 3 times a day.
- When this thigh-strengthening exercise becomes easy, you can add a light weight to your ankle.
Primary Medical ReviewerAnne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerJoan Rigg, PT, OCS - Physical Therapy
Current as ofNovember 14, 2014