Chiropractic hip exercises for Manhattan

Written by admin1 on January 12, 2011 in Chiropractic

Here is a simple exercise that you can do at home with no equipment.
It works the gluteus medius/minimus, piriformis and hip lateral rotators muscles.
The purpose of this exercise is to Increase hip strength and muscular endurance. By doing this exercise you can have the benefits of Improved stability, functional strength and injury

  • Begin lying on side on the floor with legs extended.
  • Top leg should attain a straight line through hip and shoulder.
  • Bottom leg may be bent for added stability.
    Activate core muscles.
  • Lift top leg upward, abducting leg as foot simultaneously rotates. This will result in a toe-up position.
  • Slowly return to start position.

Repeat for prescribed repetitions and sets

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