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Stump care

Stump care


Lie on your stomach 3 or 4 times a day for about 20 minutes. Lying on your stomach will help stretch out your hip muscle.

Review Date 5/15/2014

Updated by: C. Benjamin Ma, MD, Assistant Professor, Chief, Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service, UCSF Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.