Heel slides help you regain your range
of motion by stretching the muscles on top of your thigh. Do 2 to 4 repetitions
several times during the day.
Lie down on the floor or the bed with your
Slowly begin to slide your heel toward your buttocks,
keeping your heel on the floor or bed. Your knee will begin to bend.
Continue to slide your heel and bend your knee until it becomes a
little uncomfortable and you can feel a small amount of pressure inside your
Hold this position for about 6 seconds.
heel back down until your leg is straight on the floor or bed.
ByHealthwise Staff Primary Medical ReviewerWilliam H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine Specialist Medical ReviewerPatrick J. McMahon, MD - Orthopedic Surgery
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Patrick J. McMahon, MD - Orthopedic Surgery
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