To abduct is to move the limb away from the other limb, towards the side.

hip abduction abduct The trunk needs to remain upright.

Knee Rehabilitation Principles

A pretty comprehensive rehab section offering descriptions of many of the routine knee exercises, together with an explanation of where each is relevant.

A-Z of Rehabilitation Exercises

An alphabetical list of the sort of exercises usually prescribed by physiotherapists for knee rehabilitation.

Hip external rotation & abduction

Hip exercises to strengthen and balance the lower limb musculature.

Hip abduction

Hip exercises are important in stabilising the lower limb.


See also -

Cornerstones of Early Knee Rehabilitation - ebook