Focus: Glutes, Hip
Start on your side, bend your bottom leg, stack your hips, straighten your top leg and raise leg up and slowly lower back to the mat.
The Side-Lying Hip Abduction is a simple but effective exercise that can be used in physical therapy to strengthen the muscles in the outer hip. These muscles are important for maintaining good posture and alignment, and they can help to reduce pain and improve function in people with hip pain.
The Side-Lying Hip Abduction is a safe and effective exercise for people with all levels of hip pain. If you have any pain or discomfort while doing the exercise, stop and consult with your physical therapist.
Here are some additional benefits of the Side-Lying Hip Abduction exercise:
- Improves posture
- Strengthens the core
- Reduces pain
- Improves function
- Prevents injury
- Enhances athletic performance
- Improves quality of life