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SIDE LYING HIP ABDUCTION Place two pillows between your knees and turn to your unaffected side. Tighten the thigh muscle of your affected leg. Lift the leg 8-10 inches up from the pillow.

SINGLE LEG STEP-UP While standing on the bottom step, hold on to the stair rail. Slowly lower one leg to the floor. Body weight should be supported by the leg on the floor. Slowly straighten the leg on the step. Body weight should be supported by the leg on the step. * Ask your therapist when you are ready to start this exercise

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The Center For Bone and Joint Care  
The Center For Bone and Joint Care  

A Patient Guide to Total Joint Replacement

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