Hip Exercises for Home

By Emily Barton, DPT

Hip Exercise Series from the JOI HIP TEAM

The design of these hip exercises below are for patients recovering from a hip injury or hip surgery. They were chosen by Orthopedic surgeons and Physical therapists to address hip strength at different phases of recovery.

hip abd wtih band standing

Hip abduction with band 

Introduction Video For JOI Hip Exercise Series

Watch this video to learn about the JOI Hip Exercises Series and how to progress the exercises.

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JOI HIP EXERCISES SERIES – INTRODUCTION VIDEO

 

Hip Exercise for Home Video Instructions

1 LEVEL 1 HIP EXERCISES VIDEO

2 LEVEL 2 HIP EXERCISES VIDEO

3 LEVEL 3 HIP EXERCISES VIDEO

4 LEVEL 4 HIP EXERCISES VIDEO

 

Hip Exercise Written Instructions

1 LEVEL 1 HIP EXERCISES HANDOUT

2 LEVEL 2 HIP EXERCISES HANDOUT

3 LEVEL 3 HIP EXERCISES HANDOUT

4 LEVEL 4 HIP EXERCISES HANDOUT

 

Progressing Hip Exercises for Home Series

When beginning the Hip Exercise series, start with level 1 and progress through the levels as tolerated.

It is best to start with 3 sets of 10 repetitions on each exercise. If this is too easy, then try performing reps until you feel a mild muscle burn, then try to do 5 more.

When you feel comfortable that a level is easy, progress to the next level.

You should never push through pain.

The design of this series of Hip Exercises is for people recovering from hip injuries or hip surgery.  They may also be helpful for strengthening the Gluteal Muscles and other muscles around the hip.

If you have hip pain or are having trouble with the Hip Exercises for Home, the Jacksonville Orthopaedic Institute can help.  To schedule an appointment with a JOI Hip Specialist, call (904)JOI-2000, schedule online, or click the link below. Finally, to see a JOI Rehab Hip Team Physical Therapist at one of our 12 JOI Rehab Locations, call (904)858-7045.

By: Emily Barton, Physical Therapist 

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