Phase II: Standing Hip Abduction Isometric

Exercises to protect and repair.

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Against wall or foam roller

  • Stand on the uninvolved leg with the surgical knee against a foam roller resting on the wall
  • Slightly bend both knees to 20 degrees of flexion and bend the operative knee to 90 degrees and press the outside of the knee into the foam roller
  • If the pelvis begins to drop, squeeze buttock of operative leg

Hold position for 5-10 seconds, repeat 10-15 times

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