Piriformis Stretch

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Seated on floor with foot placed on the lateral aspect of the opposite side knee.


Using your arm, gently pull the thigh of the bent leg and twist the body. A comfortable stretch should be felt in the buttock area of the leg which is bent. Hold this position for a count of ___ seconds*, then perform this same movement on the opposite side.

Important Tips:

Be sure to keep the back straight during the stretch.

Repetitions and Sets:

*See personalized exercise prescription sheet.