Hamstrings (Biceps Femoris, Semimembranosus & Semitendinosus) Obliques, Rotatores, Multifidus & Intertransversarii
Sit on the floor with your legs out in front of you. Move one leg out to the side with the toes pointing upwards and put the sole of your other foot onto the side of you knee.
Reach towards the toes of your outstretched leg with both hands.
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.