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142 Erickson Drive Red Deer, Alberta T4R 2C3

Lateral Flexion Stretch

rom lateralflexion


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.