Lateral Flexion Stretchpage back


Standing position.


Run the hand directly down the side of the leg, being sure to bend laterally while avoiding forward bending. A comfortable stretch should be felt in the lateral rib cage region. Hold this position for a count of ___ seconds, then return to the starting position and repeat this movement to the opposite side.

Repeat this sequence ___ times.
Perform ___ times per day.
Perform ___ days per week.

CAUTION: If this or any other stretch/exercise causes pain, tingling, numbness or other abnormality, immediately discontinue and contact our office as soon as possible.

: The exercises/stretches contained within this website are solely for the use of existing, active patients of our clinic who have received a prescription for these exercises/stretches. Other individuals do not have our permission to perform the exercises/stretches contained within. Attempting to perform these exercises/stretches, unless explicitly prescribed by our office, could result in serious injury or a worsening of existing conditions.

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