3 Stretches to Do for Back Pain

Seated Spinal Twist


Step 1

Cross your right leg over your left with the knees bent. Place your right foot on the floor on the outside of your left thigh, tucking your left foot just outside your right hip.

Step 2

Inhale your arms up overhead. Exhale and turn to the right, taking your left elbow on the outside of your right thigh and tenting your right fingertips on the floor behind you.

Step 3

Look out over your right shoulder. Repeat on the other side.

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Dena Stern is a certified personal trainer and the Content & Community Manager for Exercise.com. She works with a highly trained group of nutritionists, trainers, yoga and Pilates instructors and athletes to provide the best information, tools and motivation related to exercise and fitness.

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