Standing Leg Cross Abductor Stretch
• Stand upright
• Cross one foot behind the other
• Lean towards the side of the foot that is placed behind
Primary muscles: Tensor fasciae latae. Gluteus medius and minimus.
Secondary muscles: Sartorius.
Injury where stretch may be useful: Trochanteric bursitis. Iliotibial band syndrome.
Note: If necessary, hold on to something for balance. This will allow you to concentrate on the stretch, instead of worrying about falling over.
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