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tonytech 04-08-2009 01:08 PM

Stretching Hips
 
Greetings,
I have limited flexibility in one area and I'd like to know the muscles, connective tissue involved please.
If i lie on my back and bring my knees to my chest, i have to separate my knees to get them to my chest (making a "V" with my femur). If i keep my knees together they stop almost a foot further from my chest and don't seem to give much at all (when I stretch) since I have been trying to improve flexibility in this area.
I have read about hip rotators, are they involved in this lack of flexibility? What other tissue is involved in this motion. Can I stretch this area in other ways?

Thank You
TT

Tsentralnaya 04-08-2009 01:45 PM

Have you tried PNF stretching?

tonytech 04-08-2009 01:50 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Tsentralnaya (Post 860379)
Have you tried PNF stretching?

No I have not. I am researching it now.

Thank You very much.

Tsentralnaya 04-08-2009 01:53 PM

Anytime mate, if you can't find anything useful online, I can help you further.

Could probably even take pictures if you need.:thumbsup:

Good luck.

wukkadb 04-08-2009 02:34 PM

Good link: Click

Tsentralnaya 04-08-2009 02:42 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by wukkadb (Post 860417)
Good link: Click

:thumbsup: That's great.

tonytech 04-08-2009 09:15 PM

GREAT!
Thanks again to you both!!!

TT


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