Active isolated supine piriformis stretch (assisted)

STRETCH

Preparation:

Lie on the floor or mat facing up and with your hip and knee bent to 90°.

 

 

How to Do:

  1. Partner should place one hand on your thigh just below knee and their other hand on your ankle.
  2. Partner should stabilize your thigh while pushing your ankle up towards the chest (this will rotate the femur).
  3. Stop when tension is felt or when you are comfortable with the stretch.
  4. Hold for 1-2 seconds.

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