Gluteals Stretch

Gluteal Muscle Stretch

This exercise will stretch the Gluteal Muscles.  This can be good for relief from piriformis syndrome and sciatica.

Stretch One

  1. Firstly lay face up and bend both knees.
  2. Grasp one leg just underneath the knee.
  3. Pull that leg towards your chest, keeping the other leg flexed.
  4. Hold for five seconds and repeat five times.
  5. Repeat for the other leg.
Gluteals Stretch 1

Stretch Two

  1. Sit cross legged.
  2. Place your arms outstretched in front of you.
  3. Walk your hands forward to feel a stretch through the back of your legs.
Gluteals Stretch 2

Notes on this exercise

  • If this stretch causes pain, stop immediately.