Although exercise may seem like the last thing that you want to do when you experience pain in your hips, strengthening the muscles around the hip can help reduce the force placed on the hip joint and thus reduce pain.
In addition, stretching the hip helps to increase the range of motion and ease stiffness.
Aerobic Exercise Recommendations
With a disc injury, the best modes of aerobic exercise are:
- – Walking
- – Swimming/Water Aerobics
- – Cycling
- – Elliptical machine