Prone hangs are simple rehabilitation stretches to improve knee extension.

prone hangs

Lie on your belly on a firm surface like a table, supporting the thigh but allowing the limb to hang from above the knee. The limb's weight provides the stretch.

prone hangs facilitated

If you need to, you can use the other leg to assist with the stretch.


Prone hangs

Video and photos of model performing a prone hangs exercise.



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