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Hip Flexor Stretch

Start kneeling on a yoga mat/pad to prevent knee pain. Step one foot forward and bend that same leg to 90 degrees. Maintain abdominal contraction to prevent excessive arching of the lower back. Slowly press hips forward until a stretch is felt in the front of the hip.

Hold for 30 seconds per side. Repeat 3 times daily.

Groin Stretch

Start seated on a comfortable surface. Bend knees and place soles of feet together. Once in this position, place elbows on knees and gently press knees toward the ground. The stretch should be felt in the inner thigh and hip area.

Hold for 30 seconds and repeat 3 times daily.

Seated Hamstring Stretch

Begin seated on a comfortable surface with both legs stretched out in front. Bend one knee to focus on stretching one leg at a time. Slowly reach toward the straight leg until a stretch is felt in the back of the thigh. Breathe deeply while stretching.

Hold for 30 seconds per side, repeat 3 times daily.

Piriformis Stretch 

Start in a seated position with legs outstretched. Cross one foot over the straight leg and gently pull knee toward chest until a stretch is felt on the outside of the hip.

Hold for 30 seconds per side, repeat 3 times daily.