Exercise & Stretching Resources

 

British Osteopathic Association (BOA) stretching videos. These short useful videos show how to stretch and mobilise neck, lower back and spine – click here

 

VIDEO’S FOR LOWER BACK STRETCHING

Caution: If you experience pain whilst carrying out any kind of stretch, consult your osteopath

 

Seated psoas muscle stretch

 

 

Standing psoas stretch, or ‘lunge’

 

 

Piriformis stretch

 

 

‘Cat Stretch’

 

 

NECK STRETCHES

 

 

Front of shoulder stretch – ‘pecs’

 

 

Seated spine ‘thoracic’ stretch

 

 

 

HAMSTRING STRETCH

 

 

Important note on ‘tight’ hamstrings, core stability & lower back injury