To view video demonstrations of the below exercises please click isometric hamstrings exercises.
Sitting in a chair, bend the affected knee as directed by your physiotherapist (Fig A).
Try to pull against the opposite fixed leg (Fig B).
- The leg will not move and you should feel the muscle at the back of the thigh tighten.
- Change the angle of the exercised knee as directed by your physiotherapist.
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