cr care recipient has weak hips

Try: Assist the cr with the following exercise #stand in front of a chair with the chair behind your knees #while breathing in bend the knees and lean away from the chair bend at the hips as if attempting to sit if needed encourage the cr to place his or her hands on the knees for support #pause before sitting and hold the position for three seconds #while exhaling return to the starting upright position #repeat

Materials: Sturdy kitchen chair

Categories: Medical Physical, Mobile, Needs Some Assistance, No Supervision, Some Supervision

Information: n/a

References: Adapted from the elder gym senior fitness website www eldergym com

Keywords: Exercise hips injury strength

*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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