While sitting, place feet on inside of desk legs. Push your feet apart, hold for 5 seconds and release. Relax and repeat 10 times. Do this as tolerated 3 times per day.
While lying face down, spead your knees apart and press your heels together. Hold for 5 seconds, relax and repeat 10 times. Do this as tolerated 3 times per day.
Sit on the edge of a bed or chair and straighten your leg. Squeeze the muscle at the top, hold for 3 seconds and slowly lower your leg. Complete 10 repetitions as tolerated and do this 3 times per day.
Tighten your top thigh muscle as you attempt to press the back of your knee downward towards the ground over the towel. Hold for 5 seconds. Repeat this 10 times as tolerated and complete this 3 times per day.
Lie face down on the bed, wrapping a bed sheet or long towel around the ankle of your involved leg. Pull the ends of the towel with your hands, bringing your foot as close to your butt as you can. Do not let your hip come up off of the bed as you pull. You will feel the stretch in the front of your thigh. Hold for 3 seconds, compelete 10 times and do this exercise as tolerated 3 times per day.
Start by setting up a chair and placing an object to block your affected foot. Start with the chair behind you, standing so that your affected leg is blocked by the object. Sit down so that your weight forces the knee to bend past 90 degrees as you lower down. Try to hold for 3 seconds at the bottom and then stand back up and hold for another 3 seconds. Repeat this 10 times as tolerated and complete 3 times per day.