Elite Physical Therapy

Phone: (315) 737-7300

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Leg Muscle Stretches: Hamstring Stretch (with Towel)Estiramientos de los mºsculos de las piernas: Estiramiento del mºsculo posterior del muslo (con toalla)

Leg Muscle Stretches: Hamstring Stretch (with Towel)

To start, lie on your back with your knees bent and feet flat on the floor. Don't press your neck or lower back to the floor. Breathe deeply. You should feel comfortable and relaxed in this position.

  • Put a towel behind one knee or calf.

  • Use the towel to pull the leg toward your chest, keeping the leg straight or slightly bent.

  • Hold for 20 seconds. Then lower the leg.

  • Repeat 2 times.

  • Switch legs. 


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