What is hip adduction lying on side?

Hip adduction (lying on side)

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  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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