IPC Physical Therapy Center - Hip exercises/Supine Hip Abduction


Hip exercises

Supine Hip Abduction


Supine Hip Abduction


-To strengthen your abductors.


1. While laying in bed, point your toes toward the ceiling and maintain that position.

2. You may either place a towel under your heel or elevate your leg off the table.

3. Next, kick your leg out to your side.


-Do not rotate, turn or move your top leg during the exercise.

-Keep your legs straight.

-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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