- Lie on floor or mat. Bend knees with feet on floor. Cross
lower leg over thigh of other leg. Grasp back of thigh of lower
leg with both hands.
- Pull leg toward torso. Hold stretch. Repeat with opposite
- If thigh can not be reached or held on to consider performing
Modified Lying Glute Stretch
or Towel Lying Glute Stretch. The
Lying Glute Stretch should not be confused with Lying
Piriformis Stretch in which overlying leg is adducted over
far thigh and arms are positioned around both legs.