A pelvic fracture or fractured pelvis is a condition which occurs due to a crack or a break in any of the three bones that are a part of the pelvis.

"Exercises may need to be performed during recovery period to regain regular function."

Hip and Knee Bend to Straighten Exercise for Pelvic Fracture

  • This exercise is performed by bringing the knee near the chest as far as possible in order to bend the knee until a mild to moderate pain free stretch is felt.
  • Then return back to the initial position. Perform 10 to 20 times ensuring there is no exacerbation of symptoms. Repeat the same on the other leg.

Hip External Rotation Exercise for Pelvic Fracture

  • This exercise is performed by lying down on the back with foot flat and knee bent.
  • Now move the knee sideways as far as possible until a mild to moderate pain free stretch is felt and return back to the initial position.
  • Perform 10 to 20 times ensuring there is no exacerbation of symptoms. Repeat the same on the other leg.

Bridging Exercise for Pelvic Fracture or Fractured Pelvis

  • This exercise is performed by lying down on the back, bending the legs with knees facing towards the ceiling and feet flat on the floor.
  • Gradually raise the bottom by pushing it with the help of feet in order to bring the hip, shoulder and knee in a straight line by tightening the bottom muscles.
  • Hold the position for about two seconds until a pain free stretch is felt. Repeat 10 times.
  Note: Information provided is not a substitute for physician, hospital or any form of medical care. Examination and Investigation is necessary for correct diagnosis.

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