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Hip Flexor Or Thigh Tightness?

How do I release hip flexor tightness? How do I loosen up my hip flexor? Quads? Learn how to release and stretch to stay pain free with Rick Heyden and try out his tips with foam roller and stretch. Hi this is Rick Heyden, physiotherapist from Body Works Sports Physiotherapy and today I’m going to […]

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Hip Strengthening – Hip Adduction or Groin Strengthening

Hip strength is important to avoid injury and hip pain, lower back pain, groin pain and knee pain. Try out simple hip adduction exercise to help strengthen your groin and hip area! Here is a simple exercise to work on strengthening your inner thigh or your adductor muscles, this very important for sports and running. […]

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Dynamic Hips Stretching with Core

Dynamic Hips Stretching with Core OK, so we’re going to do some dynamic hips stretching here using a foam roller. The foam roller is located underneath the pelvis so it stabilizes the pelvis and the lower back should not be painful at all in this position. So if there is any pain, don’t proceed. In […]

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Hip Stability Exercise 1 – Gluteus Medius Clamshells

Hip Stability Exercise 1 – Gluteus Medius Clamshells Hi, this is Dana Ranahan of Body Works Physiotherapy in North Vancouver. We’re here today to show you an exercise to help strengthen the Gluteus Medius muscle in the lateral part of the buttock area. This muscle is important for hip stability and strength. In this position […]

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Pressure Point Release of Hip: Tensor Fascia Latae Muscle

Pressure Point Release of Hip: Tensor Fascia Latae Muscle So here we are at Body Works Sports Physiotherapy with Holly again, who’s a Field Hockey player and she’s going to be doing some pressure point release work through her tensor fascia latae muscle which is kind of the side in front of the hip and […]

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