What is hip abduction standing?

Hip Abduction Standing

Hip abduction (standing)

  1. Stand tall. Hold on to a chair, counter, or other stable support.
  2. Tighten the thigh muscles of your left leg.
  3. With your toes facing forward, slowly move your left leg out to the side. Lift it as far as you can comfortably. Then return to your starting position.
  4. Repeat 8 to 12 times with each leg.

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