Accessibility Tools

(Consult your therapist regarding the number of reps)

Leg Lifts

Raise leg six inches above the mat, keeping knee straight.


Knee Extension

Place a pillow under your knee. Lift your foot off the mat.


Ankle Pumps

Flex ankle up and down.


Quadriceps Sets

Tighten thigh muscles and hold contraction for five seconds.


Heel Slides

Flex your hip and knee. Return knee to the straight position.


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