Standing with feet about hip width apart. Place your hands on your hips and gently lean backwards arching the spine.
Pause for moment and then return to start position.
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.
Please feel free to contact the Manchester G4 Clinic to speak to a member of the team for any questions that you may have.