PIRIFORMIS STRETCH

POSITION:

Seated on floor with foot placed on the lateral aspect of the opposite side knee.

MOVEMENT:

Using your arm, gently pull the thigh of the bent leg and twist the body. A comfortable stretch should be felt in the buttock area of the leg which is bent. Hold this position for a count of ___ seconds*, then perform this same movement on the opposite side.

IMPORTANT TIPS:

Be sure to keep the back straight during the stretch.

REPETITIONS AND SETS:

*See personalized exercise prescription sheet.