What is hip abduction lying on back?

Hip Abduction Lying on Back

Hip abduction (lying on back)

  1. Lie on your back with your legs straight and your feet hip-width apart. Keep your toes pointed up toward the ceiling.
  2. Tighten the thigh muscles of your affected leg.
  3. Slowly slide the leg out to the side, then back. Be careful that your leg does not cross the center line of your body toward the other leg.
  4. Repeat 8 to 12 times.
  5. It's a good idea to repeat these steps with your other leg.

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