Quad sets help you build and maintain strength in the muscles on top of your thigh. With this action, you are “setting" these quadricep muscles by holding them tight. Do 8 to 12 repetitions several times during the day.
If you feel discomfort under your kneecap, try putting a small towel roll under your knee during this exercise.
|Primary Medical Reviewer||Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||David A. Fleckenstein, MPT - Physical Therapy|
|Last Revised||March 18, 2011|