PNF Seated Piriformis Stretch

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Instructions

Preparation

Instruct participant to sit on floor or mat, reclining back with support of both arms behind body, and feet on floor and knees bent. Have them cross their thighs by placing back of knee on thigh of other leg. Ask them position foot on floor closer to hip. Place your hands on back of participants shoulders or position your chest on participant's upper back and your hands under participant's lower thighs.

Execution

Push participant's torso toward legs. Hold stretch. Repeat with legs in opposite position

Comments

See PNF stretch techniques. A static Seated Piriformis Stretch can also be performed without assistance.

Muscles

Target

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PNF Seated Piriformis Stretch

PNF Seated Piriformis Stretch

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