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Super 8 – HEP for ACL patients

This month we wanted to give our leg patients/ACL patients at home a great HEP (Home Exercise Plan) to supplement what they might already be doing.  We call these 8 exercises our "Super 8".  Today we will focus on the first 2 exercises of this series.  The first exercise is called Fire Hydrant w/kicks.  The patient is to get into their hands and knees position on a mat/floor.  Then proceed to lift the injured limb/hip laterally in the air (Hip Abduction).  Once the limb is fully in the air the patient is to slowly extend the leg slowly as to

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Super 8 – HEP for ACL patients

This month we wanted to give our leg patients/ACL patients at home a great HEP (Home Exercise Plan) to supplement what they might already be doing. We call these 8 exercises our "Super 8". Today we will focus on the first 2 exercises of this series. The first exercise is called Fire Hydrant w/kicks. The patient is to get into their hands and knees position on a mat/floor. Then proceed to lift the injured limb/hip laterally in the air (Hip Abduction). Once the limb is fully in the air the patient is to slowly extend the leg slowly as to

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