Exercises

Hip Exercises

Hip and knee flexion

hip and knee flexion




Goal:

-To strengthen the muscles which bend the thigh and the leg and shorten the lower extremity.


Procedure
:


-The patient position is lying on his/her back while keeping both lower extremities straight.

-Bend your lower extremity and feel the contraction of the muscle.
-Try to hold this position for 5 seconds then return to the starting position.



Notes

-Do not do the exercises unless advised by your doctor.

-Repetitions of each exercise depend on your tolerance and condition, usually between 30-50 times.

-If you feel any pain while doing the exercises stop and ask your doctor.

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