Exercises

Hip Exercises

Supine Hip Abduction
Supine Hip Abduction

Supine Hip Abduction

Goal:



-To strengthen your abductors.


Procedure:


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.








                                      Notes:


-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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