This how-to tutorial will show you how you can stretch your piriformis to reduce pain and discomfort in your lower back. These piriformis stretch techniques can help you minimize the pain as you go about your daily activities.
In this video, I’ll be demonstrating on my left leg, stretching out my left piriformis. We treat a lot of patients for lower back pain and piriformis syndrome. There are a few options for stretching the piriformis:
You’ll feel more “pressure” on your piriformis with this stretch.
You should probably build up to this stretch with options 1 and 2, to make it easier on you.
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