These exercises can help to get you moving normally, and safely, if you've a muscle or joint problem affecting your thigh.
Exercises 2, 3 and 4 can help with problems at the back of your thigh. Exercises 5, 6, 7 and 8 (if you can't stretch in standing) are for problems at the front of your thigh.
These video shows the whole movement so don't worry if you can't do it all.
How many and how often
Start by doing 5 repetitions of each exercise, 3 times a day. Add an extra 1 or 2 repetitions every few days as long as you feel comfortable.
When to stop
Stop these exercises if they make your symptoms worse, or cause new pain.
If your symptoms don't improve after 2 weeks, phone the Musculoskeletal (MSK) Helpline (only available in some health board regions).
If this service isn't available in your area, speak to your GP to find out if you can refer yourself to a local MSK service.