Kneeling Quad Stretch
• Kneel on one foot
• Place your hands on your hips
• Push your hips forward
• If necessary, hold on to something to keep balance
Primary muscles: Iliacus. Psoas major and minor.
Secondary muscles: Rectus femoris. Sartorius.
Injury where stretch may be useful: Hip flexor strain. Avulsion fracture in the pelvic area. Osteitis pubis. Iliopsoas tendonitis. Trochanteric bursitis. Quadriceps strain. Quadriceps tendonitis.
Note: You can increase the intensity of this stretch by pushing your hips forward. If necessary, place a towel or mat under your knee for added comfort.
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