Hip external rotation and abduction are hip exercises that are relevant in knee rehabilitation.

hip external rotation and abduction
hip external rotation and abduction


Gait, core strength and the knee

For good knee rehabilitation attention needs to be paid to the gait and to core stregth, ie good hip range of motion, good hip and glutes strength and good lower back tone.


Hip external rotation & abduction

Hip exercises to strengthen and balance the lower limb musculature.



Activation of the gluteus maximus and hamstring muscles during prone hip extension with knee flexion in three hip abduction positions. Kang SY, Jeon HS, Kwon O, Cynn HS and Choi B. Man Ther. 2013 Aug;18(4):303-7. doi: 10.1016/j.math.2012.11.006. Epub 2013 Jan 9.

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