Geriatric Rehabilitation Resource
for Oklahoma

University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
College of Allied Health
Department of Rehabilitation Sciences

Back to Strengthening Exercises

Knee Straightening

Sit up straight at the edge of your chair.

You can do this exercise with or without ankle weights.

Slowly straighten your right leg, kicking your foot out in front of you.

Slowly bring your leg back to the ground.

Repeat the exercise with your left leg.

Repeat 8-15 times on each leg. Rest. Repeat.

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