What is hip adduction lying on side?

Hip adduction (lying on side)

  1. Lie on your side with your affected leg on the floor.
  2. You can either prop your other leg on a chair, or you can bend that knee and put that foot in front of your other knee.
  3. Keep your knee straight and your leg in a straight line with your body.
  4. Lift your bottom leg up toward the ceiling about 6 inches. Hold for about 6 seconds, then lower slowly.
    • Keep your kneecap pointing forward.
    • Don't let your hip drop back.
  5. Repeat 8 to 12 times.
  6. It's a good idea to repeat these steps on your other side.

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