Exercise of the Day

 HP5174: Supine IT Band Stretch  
 Category  Stretch  Rehab Level  Beginner
 Body Part  Hip  Muscle(s)  iliotibial band (ITB)
 Equipment  No Equipment
 Purpose  Correct hip imbalances and restore function.  Benefits  Increases flexibility, improves joint range of motion, and improves circulation.
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 Instructions
 Starting Position  Movement
Lie in a supine position, right leg extended on the floor, left left extended to the ceiling. Place on left hand on your abdomen and right hand on the outside of the left knee.
Engage core and press the left leg gently across your body with your right hand while the left hand ensures that the upper body does not move from the floor. Hold for prescribed time. return to starting position and repeat on the opposite side.