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Exercise of the Week: Prone hip internal rotation stretch

Internal rotation is the amount that your femur (thigh bone) can rotate inwards with respect to your pelvis. To determine whether or not you have adequate internal rotation, have someone measure your hip angle in a seated position when you … Continue reading

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Exercise of the week: Supine hip flexion (knee to chest)

This is an easy range of motion activity to maintain your hip flexion.  Lie on your back, and maintaining a neutral spine, draw one knee into chest. You may feel a stretch behind the hip or under the leg. If … Continue reading

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Exercise of the week: Figure-4 hip stretch

The figure-4 stretch is a commonly used hip stretch that targets the internal rotators of the hip.  This includes the gluteus medius and minimis, quadratus femoris, obturator externus, and at 90 degrees of hip flexion (as in the stretch position), … Continue reading

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