Outer Hip Stretch

Stretching the muscles of the outer hip such as tensor fascia latae and also the Iliotibial band can be effective in treating runners knee.

Teaching Points

  • Lay on the floor on your back.  
  • Cross the right foot over the left knee, keeping the right knee bent.  
  • Use your left hand to pull the right knee across your body.  
  • Hold for between 10 and 30 seconds.  

Variations

Muscles Stretched

Related Injuries