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Prone Hip Extension
Prone Hip Extension
Prone Hip Extension

    1. Lie on stomach, keep knee straight on involved side.

    2. Contract abdominal muscles.

    3. Lift involved leg up off the floor/table.

    4. Return to starting position.

    5. Do 3 sets of 10 repetitions, 1 time a day.

    6. Special Instructions

    a. Keep the knee straight and abdominals contracted through the repetition.

Courtesy of Tomah Memorial Hospital, Department of Physical Therapy, Tomah, WI; Elizabeth C.K. Bender, MSPT, ATC, CSCS; and Whitney Gnewikow, DPT, ATC.

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