What are active range of motion (ROM) exercises?

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Active range of motion exercises help to increase and reach your full range of motion for a joint by actively using the muscles to move your joint through its full range of motion. An example of an active range of motion exercise would be contracting your glutes as you move into a stretch for your hip flexors. By contracting the glutes as you stretch your hip flexors you are performing an active range of motion exercise to increase the range of motion at the hip joint.

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Types Of Exercise

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