Hip Flexor Stretch for Back Pain Relief. Euclid Chiropractic

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With poor sitting or standing posture the back the will hunch forward and become weak.  This will lead to tight hip muscles to balance out your posture (right image).

The Hip Flexor Stretch helps stretch our quadricep/thigh muscle that attaches to the front hips.

Here are the steps in this stretch:

  1. Lying on your back, let one leg hang over the edge.  This may be enough to stretch the hip and low back.

  2. If not, bring the hanging foot back and stick your toes down to hold the position.

  3. Hold for 30-60 seconds.

  4. Switch sides and repeat.

This stretch is loosen the thigh muscle at the hip and help stretch the low back.  Then adding other stretch and strengthening exercises WITH Chiropractic will correct your posture and your spine to return your health.

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