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Lower Back Stretches


Updated June 25, 2014

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Cat Stretch
Lower Back Stretches

Cat Stretch

Picture by Dr. Laura Inverarity

  1. Get down on the floor on your hands and knees.
  2. Push your back up towards the ceiling (like a cat arching its back).
  3. Continue arching until you feel a gentle stretch in your back.
  4. Hold for 15 seconds.
  5. Return to the starting position.
  6. Repeat 9 more times.
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