Standing Hip Abduction – Ask Doctor Jo

Standing hip abduction is a simple way to get your hip strength and mobility back after an injury or surgery. Watch more Ask Doctor Jo videos featuring full routines for common injuries and syndromes at

To perform standing hip abduction:

1. Keep your upper body straight, and try not to swing your body.
2. Keep your knee straight and pull your toes up towards you. Bring your leg out to the side leading with your heel, and slowly come back down.


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