Stretching exercises encourage lengthening of your muscles and associated tendons. Short and tight muscles can lead to pressure on nerves and pain. By its effect of lengthening muscles, stretching promotes flexibility and full range of motion about your joints.
Hold the stretch for 15 seconds in each direction 3-4 times per day
– Standing upright, place hands on hips for balance and feet slightly wider than shoulder-width apart
– Keep your feet pointing to the front and lunge sideways with your weight on left foot and bending left knee
– Feel stretch in right groin
– Repeat for opposite side