Back Flexion & Extension Stretch; Kneeling

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Transversus Abdominis, Gluteus Maximus, Rectus Abdominis & Erector Spinae muscles



Resting on your hands and knees look upwards and let your lower back drop.

Then let your head fall to the ground and arch your back upwards


Physiotherapy, Injury Prevention & Fitness Recommendations:

  • Avoid bouncing when the muscle is cold
  • Stop if the stretch causes pain
  • Perform the stretch in a safe environment to avoid the risk of a fall or injury
  • Recommended stretch for use within a warm-up or cool down
  • As instructed by a skilled physiotherapist, the stretch is beneficial for injury prevention, to aid recovery from specific injuries, enhancement of the injury healing process, elongates tight muscles, reduces soft tissue tightness and alleviates joint stiffness.
  • This stretch may be useful for neck muscle strains, whiplash, back muscle strains & ligament sprains


Please feel free to contact the Manchester G4 Clinic to speak to a member of the team for any questions that you may have.

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