Seated Piriformis Stretch (chair or bench)

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Instructions

Preparation

Sit on chair of bench with feet on floor and knees bent approximately 90 degrees. Cross thighs by placing back of knee on thigh of other leg. Grasp lower leg.

Execution

Lean forward pulling body toward legs. Hold stretch. Repeat with opposite leg.

Comments

Low back may be stretched if hips and low back muscles are tight.

Muscles

Target

Other (see comments)

Seated Piriformis Stretch (Chair or Bench)

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