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Lateral Flexion Stretch


Standing position.


Run the hand directly down the side of the leg, being sure to bend laterally while avoiding forward bending. A comfortable stretch should be felt in the lateral rib cage region. Hold this position for a count of ___ seconds*, then return to the starting position and repeat this movement to the opposite side.

Important Tips:

If you have problems with balance or dizziness, perform this stretch in the seated position.

Repetitions and Sets:

*See personalized exercise prescription sheet.