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Supine Straight Leg Raise


  • Lie on the floor or sit with your back against a wall, keep your affected leg straight and bend your unaffected leg so your foot is flat on the ground.
  • Tighten your thigh muscle on your affected side and point your toes towards your face. Lift your leg off of the ground approximately 6-10 inches; slowly lower your leg towards the ground. Remember to use a slow and controlled movement when performing this exercise. 
  • To challenge yourself, try holding your leg in the air for 5 seconds before lowering it back towards the table. 
  • Perform 2 sets of 10 repetitions working up to 3 sets of 15 repetitions