Back Stretches

The following stretching and mobility exercises are often used as part of treatment and rehabilitation programs for back problems and injuries.

This exercise aims to increase the flexibility of the lower lumbar muscles. The weight of the leg provides the stretch but it can be increased by using the hand.

 Stretching the muscles of the lower back can provide a great deal of relief to back pain sufferers.

The lats are regularly left out of stretching routines, however, all it takes is a simple stretch like this or kneeling on the floor.

Cat stretch. These types of stretching exercises are similar to those used in yoga.

Rotation mobility exercise for the lower back.

The classic side stretch for all the muscles on the side of the body, from arm down to hip.