What is clamshell for hip problems?

Clamshell for hip problems

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  1. Lie on your side, with your affected leg on top and your head propped on a pillow. Keep your feet and knees together and your knees bent.
  2. Raise your top knee, but keep your feet together. Do not let your hips roll back. Your legs should open up like a clamshell.
  3. Hold for about 6 seconds.
  4. Slowly lower your knee back down.
  5. Repeat 8 to 12 times.

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