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Hip Flexor Stretch

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  • Kneel on the floor with one knee bent and one leg behind you. Position your forward knee over your foot. Keep your other knee touching the floor.
  • Slowly push your hips forward until you feel the stretch in the upper thigh of your rear leg.
  • Hold the stretch for at least 15 to 30 seconds. Repeat with your other leg.
  • Do 2 to 4 times on each side.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerWilliam H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerJoan Rigg, PT, OCS - Physical Therapy
Last RevisedFebruary 15, 2012

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Last Updated: February 15, 2012
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