The Egoscue Method® E-cise™
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Quad Lifts

How to Perform this E-cise™:

  1. Sit on the floor with your back against a wall
  2. Roll your hips forward to place an arch in your lower back
    • If your menu calls for it, place a towel behind your lower back
  3. Tighten your thigh and pull your toes back on one leg
  4. Try to lift that leg up off the floor 1 to 3 inches using the muscles in the front of your hips
  5. Hold the lift for 5 seconds, if possible, then lower your leg
  6. Repeat as directed on your menu
  7. Switch legs and repeat
What this E-cise™ does:

  • This exercise promotes flexion of the hip joint under pelvic load

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