Piriformis Stretchpage back


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.

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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