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Hip Abduction with External Rotation (Strength)

These instructions are for your right knee. Switch sides for your left knee.

  1. Get down on the floor on your hands and knees.

  2. Lift your right leg up and out to the side. Keep the knee bent. Raise the leg as high as is comfortable. Hold for 3 seconds.

  3. Slowly lower your leg back to the floor.

  4. Repeat 5 times, or as instructed.

Online Medical Reviewer: Kenny Turley PA-C
Online Medical Reviewer: L Renee Watson MSN RN
Online Medical Reviewer: Raymond Kent Turley BSN MSN RN
Date Last Reviewed: 3/1/2020
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