Self myofascial release of the hamstring, quads and calf
Foam rolling is more popular than ever which loosens tight fascia which will improve the way you feel and function. The hamstrings, quadriceps and calves can be awkward to work with a foam roller.
Working these areas by hand on yourself can often be more effective than using a foam roller. Here’s how to work the hamstring, quad and calf by hand. Due to the shape of these areas, working them by hand while you are on the couch watching television or at work can be more effective than relying on a foam roller. Watch this informative video for instruction on how to do this.
It is important to note that when doing this on yourself, gently work through the sore areas and do not work too deeply. If you are having abnormal soreness or pain, let us know immediately or consult with your local sports chiropractor.