This video demonstrates a hip abduction exercise.



In case you cannot see the video, here is a still sequence -

hip abduction

The hip abduction exercise helps to strengthen the balance and the hip muscles.

Stand upright supporting your one hand on the back of a chair.

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Keeping an upright stance, and the weight on the one leg, raise the other leg slowly to the side.

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Hold it in this position and then slowly lower it again.

Repeat the sequence 10 times.