Posterior Hip Stretch

Often the posterior hip capsule and structures in this region tighten up as a result of day to day activities and work tasks.  In the images below osteopath Heath Williams of Principle Four Osteopathy demonstrates one of his favourite posterior hip stretches.

Posterior Hip Capsule Stretch

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To perform this exercise you need to get yourself on the ground on your hands and knees.  Then with your right leg straighten this and out bring it across the mid line to the left side of the body and then gently push your hips to the left in the frontal plane. As with all stretching there should be a small degree of a stretch feeling.  Please do not continue with this stretch if there is pain.

This blog post was written by osteopath Heath Williams of Principle Four Osteopathy.

Principle Four Osteopathy is one of Melbourne City CBD and Docklands leading osteopathy clinics.  We provide a range of services that includes hands on manual therapy, exercise prescription for rehabilitation, strength and conditioning and performance, functional movement screening and ergonomic risk assessments.

If you would like to find out more about our practice, please check us out at www.principlefourosteopathy.com.   Appointments can be made by calling 03 9670 9290 or booking online at www.principlefourosteopathy.com.

 

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