Standing Leg-Up Adductor Stretch
• Stand upright
• Using a raised object, place one leg out to the side and rest your foot on the raised object
• Keep your toes facing forward
• Slowly move your other leg away from the object
Primary muscles: Adductor longus, brevis, and magnus.
Secondary muscles: Gracilis. Pectineus.
Injury where stretch may be useful: Avulsion fracture in the pelvic area. Groin strain. Osteitis pubis. Piriformis syndrome. Tendonitis of the adductor muscles. Trochanteric bursitis.
Note: If you would like to increase the intensity of this stretch, use a higher object and hold onto something for balance.