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Lower Back Stretches

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Updated June 25, 2014

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Back Extension - Prone
Lower Back Stretches

Prone Back Extension

Picture by Dr. Laura Inverarity

  1. Lie on your stomach.
  2. Prop yourself up on your elbows extending your back.
  3. Start straightening your elbows, further extending your back.
  4. Continue straightening your elbows until a gentle stretch is felt.
  5. Hold for 15 seconds.
  6. Return to the starting position.
  7. Repeat 9 more times.

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