Hip Flexor Stretch

Kneel on the floor with one knee bent and one leg behind you. Position your forward knee over your foot. Keep your other knee touching the floor. Slowly push your hips forward until you feel the stretch in the upper thigh of your rear leg. Hold the stretch for at least 15 to 30 seconds. Repeat with your other leg. Do 2…

Hip Flexor Stretch

Picture of the hip flexor stretch
  • Kneel on the floor with one knee bent and one leg behind you. Position your forward knee over your foot. Keep your other knee touching the floor.
  • Slowly push your hips forward until you feel the stretch in the upper thigh of your rear leg.
  • Hold the stretch for at least 15 to 30 seconds. Repeat with your other leg.
  • Do 2 to 4 times on each side.

Current as ofJune 26, 2019

Author: Healthwise Staff
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
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