The Harmony Floor Sequence
B5 Pull a Leg
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SKIP this exercise if painful or uncomfortable
Learn and follow the exercise instructions below.
Practice this exercise daily as part of your sequence.
Perform this exercise in pain-free and comfortable ranges only.
If not possible, skip this exercise and consult with a physical therapist or movement professional.
When relevant, ensure that this exercise is within the surgeon's post-operation protocol.
Learn the Exercise
B5 Pull a Leg is a gentle posterior thigh stretch requiring lumbopelvic stabilization to maintain the slight neutral lumbar arch.
Supine lying with arms resting alongside trunk.
While reaching with one arm towards wall behind head, raise the opposite straight leg.
Extend the ankle for the movement and keep the knee straight.
Flex and extend elbow to reach upwards at the same pace as the straight leg is raising.
Timing: The arm and diagonal leg start and finish their respective movements together.
Guided imagery: Imagine you are pulling up the leg with the hand, which is connected via an imaginary elastic cord to the diagonal foot.
Perform 2-3 stretches to each side then proceed to exercise B6 Helicopter.