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Hamstring Stretches To Relieve Back Pain

Stay in each position for about 1 minute

Stay in each position for about 1 minute

This gentle and supported hamstring stretch is a favourite with many of my back pain clients who suffer from lower back pain.

You will need:

  • a folded towel or small blanket. I have used a┬ápolar fleece throw in this example.
  • a yoga mat or blanket to protect you from the floor
  • a small pillow for your head. Not everyone needs this, but if your neck feels a little strain it is better to elevate it with a small pillow or folded towel
  • a blank piece of wall
  • 10 minutes of your time

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