- Place platform to one side of padded lever. Have additional
padded board in hand. Facing machine, stand to one side of padded
roller. Place far leg on elevated platform. Position closest
leg into apparatus by placing back of lower leg against lever
roller. Place extra padded board between knee and edge of seat.
Position knee forward securely against padded board and edge
of seat. Bend over seat by bending hips and support torso with
- Pull lever to back of thigh by flexing knee. Return lever
until knee is straight. Repeat. Continue with opposite leg.
- A leg extension with padded rollers with access to both sides
is required. If needed, raise body slightly by raising heel so
lever fulcrum closer to knee articulation. Disregard calf as
stabilizer if this is not necessary. Dorsal
flexion of ankle reduces active
insufficiency of Gastrocnemius allowing it to assist in knee
Stabilizer (see comments)