Lower Back Stretch

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

Teaching Points

  • Lay on the floor on your back.
  • Bring your knees up to your chest and use your arms to pull them in further.
  • Hold for between 10 and 30 seconds.


  • Perform one leg at a time.
  • Add internal rotation to further stretch gluteus medius.

Muscles Stretched