Gentle Hip Distraction
This exercise can reduce reduce knee and hip pain by gently pulling on the joints to give them room to move.
IMPROVES: Knee and Hip pain caused by inflamation or arthritis.
1. Put a band around your foot, then hook it under your heel.
2. Prop your ankle on a foam roller and pull away from the band support to create some tension in the band.
3. Bend your free leg and pull your heel towards your body to promote a neutral postion in the pelvis and the spine. Lay back. Relax and let the band pull your leg to distract the knee and hip joints.
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