Kerrville: Be Healthier, Stronger, & More Active

Exercise Essentials Try these exercises to keep you moving...

IT BAND - STRETCH SIDELYING Start by lying on your side with your back near the edge of your bed or table. Your affected leg should be on top. Next, let the top leg lower behind you as you maintain an extended knee as shown. You should feel a gentle stretch along the side of your leg. Hold for 30 seconds. Stretches Hips & Knees

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LUNGE Start by standing with feet shoulder-width-apart. Next, take a step forward and allow your front knee to bend. Your back knee may bend as well. Then, return to original position, or you may walk and take a step forward and repeat with the other leg. Keep your pelvis level and straight the entire time. Your front knee should bend in line with the 2nd toe and not pass the front of the foot. Strengthens Legs

The above exercise is designed to be performed under the instruction of a licensed physical therapist.

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