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Pigeon Pose – Hip rotator/Hip capsule Stretch

Why Stretch?
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 20 seconds in each directions 3-4 times per day

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Pull legs up in front with knee bent

Keeping right leg behind you straight

Settle body back and down

Feeling stretch in the back of the hip of left leg

Work to bring right hip toward the floor

Shoulders and head up

Switch sides and repeat

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