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  • Lying on your back with or without a pillow under your head (comfort dependant)
  • Start with your feet in crook lying and heels close to your buttock
  • Lift one leg up into table top position
  • Engage your gluteal muscles and press through your supporting leg
  • Start to lift your pelvis off the floor to extend the hip
  • Slowly lower yourself back to the start position
  • Repeat 8-10 times or as instructed by your physiotherapist
  • Repeat on both sides
  • This can be completed on the flat or step as shown below


  • Ensure to engage the glutes prior to bridging
  • Raise the bridge to the level appropriate for you
  • Discontinue the exercise if you experience any pain or are unsure of how to complete the exercise and speak to your physiotherapist