The quads are an important muscle to stretch and care for. Those get kind of tight sometimes. And one thing you really want to do when you have somebody laying on their back is you want to put some kind of pillow or bolster under their knees. Get expert tips and advice on massage and other treatments in this how-to video.
Put a pillow under legs
Shake the leg
Use thumb and fingertip pressure
Perform one long stroke
Ask about comfort
About this Author
Malu works for Retreat Massage Therapy as a massage therapist. She is well versed in techniques that are particularly helpful for athletes.