To view video demonstrations of the below exercises please click active knee flexion exercises.
Lie on your back with your knees comfortably bent (Fig A).
Slide the heel of your affected leg away from you (Fig B).
Then using your thigh muscles, pull the foot towards your bottom as far as you can until you feel a stretch in the knee (Fig C).
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