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Single knee-to-chest stretch

  1. Lie on your back with your knees bent and your feet flat on the floor. You can put a small pillow under your head and neck if it is more comfortable.
  2. Clasp your hands under one knee and bring the knee to your chest. Keep your other foot flat on the floor.
  3. Keep your lower back pressed to the floor. Hold the stretch for at least 15 to 30 seconds.
  4. Relax and lower the knee to the starting position.
  5. Repeat 2 to 4 times with each leg.

To get more stretch, put your other leg flat on the floor while pulling your knee to your chest.

Current as of: August 2, 2023

Author: Healthwise Staff
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