Hip Abduction Strengthening Back Lying

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Lying on back with your hands on your hips, slide the (right) (left) leg out to the side and keep it in that position without hiking the hip up on that side. Slowly slide the other leg out as far as possible. Return to midline. Repeat_times.

Dynamic Single Leg Stand (for balance, Gluteal, and Quadriceps strengthening)

Use hend support es needed for balance and safety.

Balance on one foot with posture erect, keeping pelvis level and abdomen and buttocks firm, and other leg lifted forward off the floor. Keeping weight over supporting leg, slowly bend knee as though stepping off a curb with the other foot. Keep back straight and avoid tilting the pelvis forward, backward, or sideways.

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