Exercises

Hip Exercises

Lunges

       

lunges

Goal:

-To stretches and strengthens the hip adductors. The inner thighs are lengthened and stretched during lunges.

Procedure:

-Stand your feet hip-width apart, bend your knees and straighten your back.
-Step your right foot forward 3 feet, stacking your knee directly above your ankle.
-Lift onto the toes of your left foot and drop your left knee toward the ground, stopping before it hits the floor.
-Push up through your right heel and return to standing.




 



                                    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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