What is hip hike?

Hip Hike

Hip hike

  1. Stand on the bottom step of a set of stairs. Turn sideways and stand only on your affected leg, so that your good leg is hovering over empty air. Hold on to the handrail or the wall.
  2. Keep both knees straight throughout the exercise. Don't touch the floor with the foot that's in the air.
  3. Start with your hips level. Then drop your good hip down a little, and then slowly hike it back up to the same level as your affected hip or a little higher.
  4. Repeat 8 to 12 times.
  5. It's a good idea to repeat these steps with your other leg.

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