Phase II: Standing Hip Abduction Isometric

Exercises to protect and repair.

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37_edittedAlways follow your therapist’s instructions for your customized rehabilitation, even if they differ from what you see here.


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

Perform 2 sets of 10-20 reps, at least 3-4 times per week

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