Double Knee-to-Chest

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Picture of how to do the double knee-to-chest exercise

  1. Lie on your back with your knees bent and your feet flat on the floor.
  2. Bring one knee to your chest and then the other. Don’t raise both legs together.
  3. Hold for 15 to 30 seconds.
  4. Relax and lower your legs—one at a time—to the floor.
  5. Rest for 30 seconds.
  6. Repeat 2 to 4 times.

ByHealthwise Staff

Primary Medical Reviewer William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine

Specialist Medical Reviewer Joan Rigg, PT, OCS - Physical Therapy

Current as ofJune 4, 2014

Current as of: June 4, 2014

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & Joan Rigg, PT, OCS - Physical Therapy