Exercise - Supine Piriformis Stretch




Do not move the knee of crossed leg towards the body or arch the back.

Model: Lobo


Position : Supine
Lie on the back with feet on the floor and knees bend, elevate one leg and cross it over the other leg.


Form & Movement
Maintain chin tuck, blades set and core set. Breathe out, hold the thigh of uncrossed leg and pull it towards the chest and press the knee of the crossed leg away from you. Feel for the stretch in the hip of the pulled leg. Hold. Breathe in, release the pull.
Body types : Hip
Conditions : Gluteal Tendinopathy Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome Hamstring Strain- Grade 1 Hamstring Strain- Grade 2 Hip Bursitis Hip OA IT Band syndrome Knee OA Knee Sprain Lumbar Radiculitis Meniscal Injury Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome Sciatica-Spinal Stenosis Sciatica-Spondyloisthesis Trochanteric Bursitis Unilateral Anterior Pelvic Tilt Unilateral Posterior Pelvic Tilt