OFFICE OF: DR. JACK F. SARRO D.C.
BACK & NECK PAIN RELIEF SPECIALIST

Hamstring Stretch for Back Pain

2 Minute Hamstring Stretch

Tight hamstrings are a major contributing factor to lower back pain and injuries.

Watch this 2-minute video to learn how to stretch your hamstrings at home or the gym.

Work up to 3 sets per leg, holding each stretch for 30 seconds.

The first version of the stretch shown will put the least stress on your knees. This is the safest way to stretch your hamstrings, and it is what I recommend to patients.

3 Benefits of Hamstring Stretches

  1. Improved flexibility walking and running
  2. Decreased risk of lower back pain and leg injuries
  3. Improved strength and lifting technique

All the Best,

Dr. Jack F. Sarro D.C.

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