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Helps maintain or increase the length of the muscles at the front of the hip.
Maintain neutral spine movement throughout
Do not "bounce" stretch position – hold static position.
As you lean into your front leg, don’t let your knee move past your ankle. If it does, to correct this, move your front leg forward a little.
Remission Patient: 4 reps each side and time, 1 time/day.
Flare Patient: 2 reps each side, hold for 20seconds each time, 3 times/day.
Option of performing stretch while standing in long stride
Back to Action. NAAS. Available [Online] at: https://nass.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Back-to-Action-low-resolution-version.pdf Accessed on 7 May 2019
Disclaimer: This material is not meant to replace professional advice from HCPs. Please consult your doctors/physiotherapist if you have any questions or before undertaking any physical activities.
Exercises should help reduce pain/stiffness. If these symptoms worsen, please stop the exercises and consult your physician / physiotherapist. If symptoms stay the same, consider increasing 1-2 repetitions each time.