What is hip external rotator stretch?

Hip external rotator stretch

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  1. Lie on your back with both knees bent and your feet flat on the floor.
  2. Put the ankle of your affected leg on your opposite thigh near your knee.
  3. Use your opposite hand to gently pull your knee across your body toward your shoulder. For example, to stretch your left hip, use your right hand to pull your left knee toward your right shoulder.
  4. Hold the stretch for 15 to 30 seconds.
  5. Repeat 2 to 4 times.
  6. It's a good idea to repeat these steps with your other leg.

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