What is Leg Stretches?

Category: Exercises

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Generic name: Stretching

Stretching is a form of physical exercise in which a specific skeletal muscle is deliberately elongated to its fullest length in order to improve the muscle's felt elasticity and reaffirm comfortable muscle tone. The result is a feeling of increased muscle control, flexibility and range of motion.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Legs tingling 1 1
Pain in knee(s) 1 0
Pain in lower back 1 1
Restless legs at night 1 0
Stiffness/spasticity 1 1
Stooped posture 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Leg Stretches

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently doing Leg Stretches

Dosage Patients
1 other twice daily 1
1minutes as needed 1

Duration

Currently doing Leg Stretches

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Leg Stretches.