The Bone Blog by Dr. Jacqueline Smith Auguste, orthopaedic surgeon
Downsview Orthopaedic and Arthritis Centre
806 Wilson Avenue
North York (Downsview), Toronto, Ontario
M3K 1E5
Tel: 647-748-1005
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Exercises For the Hips
Free standing squats
keep upper body behind front of knees during squat
Free standing lunges
keep upper body behind the forward knee during lunge
Kick-backs/ extension
keep upper body standing tall and balanced
Side kicks/ abduction
keep upper body standing tall and balanced
Hip flexion
leg raises
Leg extension exercise
Leg extension with heel elevated on roll
Leg curls
(with 2 to 5 lb weights)
Leg pull ups
Heel raises
Calf stretches
Chair squats
only gently touch buttocks to seat
Leg Presses
Stationary cycling
Yoga ball sit ups
stabilize feet against a wall or wall-mirror
Hamstring stretches
Balance Ball (bosu)
Step ups and stairs
Knee Exercises
Hip Exercises
Shoulder Exercises
Common Hip Topics To Explore:

Hip Fractures
Hip Strains
Osteoarthritis of the Hip
Total Hip Replacement Surgery