Supine Sural Nerve Glider

  • HOW: Begin laying on your back with knees bent and both hands supporting the back of one thigh of the leg you intend to stretch. From here, point your foot inward and the foot up towards you while gently bringing the hip in towards midline, “proceed with the exercise, slowly straighten your knee as you pull your leg away from the body and point your foot down as well.
  • FEEL: You should feel a comfortable stretch on the inside of your shin, however this should subside quickly after doing this exercise.
  • COMPENSATION: Avoid holding each position for a prolonged length of time. Work through the exercise at a pace that feels comfortable for you.

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