What is Hip stretching?

Category: Exercises


Generic name: Stretching

Stretching is a form of physical exercise in which a specific skeletal muscle is deliberately elongated to its fullest length in order to improve the muscle's felt elasticity and reaffirm comfortable muscle tone. The result is a feeling of increased muscle control, flexibility and range of motion.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Pain in hip(s) 1 3
Sciatic nerve pain 1 0
Stiffness/spasticity 1 1
Tightness in piriformis muscle 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 4

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Hip stretching

Side effect Patients Percentage
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 1
Usually 1
Sometimes 2
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 3
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 4
Not specified 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Hip stretching.