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Straight Leg Weighting Exercise

Lie on your back.

Use a roll for your neck and low back.

Block the Right / Left hip high, other hip low.

Lift your Right / Left leg up and out at a 45 degree angle 6 inches from the floor with a 2-3 lb weight on.

Bend your other leg up.

Hold for 5 seconds.

**WARNING**

These videos are intended to be a supplemental resource for patients who have already been assessed and received assigned exercises to perform at Strauss Scoliosis Correction.

Each patient is prescribed an individualized program of exercises depending on a patient’s specific scoliosis curve type and size, degree of spinal flexibility, patient balance and coordination, and any complicating factors.

Doing exercises that are not appropriate for your scoliosis, or doing them incorrectly, can result in damage or a worsening of your condition.

DO NOT ATTEMPT SCOLIOSIS EXERCISES WITHOUT BEING ASSESSED BY A SCOLIOSIS SPECIALIST!!!

If you have any questions regarding your exercises and how to perform them, please contact Strauss Scoliosis Correction.

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