Single Hip Rotation Stretch

The single hip rotation exercise stretches muscles of pelvis and inner thigh.

  1. Lie on your back and bend your knees.


  2. Let your right knee slowly lower to the right, keeping your left leg and your pelvis in place.


  3. Hold the position for 10 to 30 seconds.


  4. Bring your right knee slowly back to place.


  5. Repeat the exercise with your left leg.


  6. Repeat 3 to 5 times on each side.


  7. Keep your shoulders on the floor throughout the exercise.



Summary:
  • Lie on floor.
  • Bend knees.
  • Let one knee slowly lower to side.
  • Hold position.
  • Bring knee back up.
  • Keep shoulders on floor throughout exercise.
  • Repeat with other knee.


Last Editorial Review: 2/10/2003