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Piriformis Stretch

Stretch 1

  1. Lying on the floor with the knees together,vertically bent.Piriformis Stretch
  2. Put the right foot on top of the left thigh, letting the right knee drop to the side.
  3. With both hands, hold underneath the left thigh pulling it towards you.
  4. Try to push the right knee away from you, feeling the stretch in the piriformis.
  5. Hold for 15 seconds or 3 deep breaths.
  6. Repeat this sequence for the other leg.

Stretch 2

  1. Sitting in a chair with feet shoulder width apart, place the left foot on top of the right thigh
  2. Let the left knee drop outwards, trying to push the left knee towards the floor.
  3. Feel the stretch in the piriformis, hold for 15 seconds or 3 deep breaths.
  4. Repeat this sequence for the other leg.