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Positioning at rest


  • Always keep a pillow between your legs while in bed. This prevents your legs from crossing:

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  • Remember, do not cross your legs:

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  • Don’t rotate your left leg inward
  • Don’t twist to reach to reach for objects or to answer the phone – this could cause your hip to rotate inward:

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