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Quadriceps Contraction Repeat 10 times. Lie on stomach with a towel roll under the ankle of your operated knee. Push ankle down into the towel roll. Your leg should straighten as much as possible. Hold for 5 seconds. Relax.

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How to do the Straight Leg Raise Exercise the Right Way

How to properly perform a straight leg raise to help improve hip and leg strength after lower extremity injury or surgery.

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Straight Leg Raises, Standing Repeat 10 times. Support yourself, if necessary, and slowly lift your leg forward keeping your knee straight. Return to the starting position. Advanced: Before starting, add weights to your ankle, starting with 1 pound of weight and building up to a maximum of 5 pounds of weight over 4 weeks.

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