With the low back a cause or symptom of much human pain and dysfunction, knowing how to properly stretch it can be valuable. Here are some top notch lumbar stretches.

Single knee to chest
Knees to chest
Supine straight leg to chest
Supine single knee spinal twist, arms out
Supine spinal twist, arms out
Supine single knee spinal twist, arm assisted

NOTE: Do 2–6 rounds of 20–120 seconds

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