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IT Band Stretch

If you experience lower back pain, an IT band stretch can help alleviate tension in the lower body. For this stretch, you will need a strap, belt or scarf — something that is long enough to loop around the bottom of your foot and hold in both hands. The IT band runs down the outer […]

Spinal Twist for Low Back Pain

This spinal twist for low back pain is a gentle way to relieve tension. Start by sitting on a firm but comfortable surface, such as a yoga mat. Sit up straight with both your legs out straight in front of you. Start by bending your right knee so your right foot is resting on the […]

Hip stretch

If you have a tight lower back and tight hamstrings, this gentle hip stretch may be able to help. To do this stretch, lie on your back on a firm but comfortable surface, such as a yoga mat. Bring both your knees up so your shins are parallel to the floor. Gently place your right […]

How to Loosen the Lower Back

If you need to loosen the lower back , remember that the stretch doesn’t need to be difficult or painful. You can loosen the lower back with this simple stretch. Start by lying down on a firm but comfortable surface, such as a yoga mat. Stretch your legs out long. Take a breath in and […]

Gentle Stretch to Release the Lower Back

Try this gentle stretch to release the lower back. Start on a firm, supportive surface, such as a yoga mat or the floor. Slowly pull your knees up so your feet are flat on the floor, then engage your abdominal muscles to pull your knees toward your chest. Clasp your hands around your knees, or […]