Stretch: Seated QL

The quadratus lumborum, or QL, is a common source of lower back pain. Stretching this muscle is an excellent way to help relieve the pain and discomfort from long hours seated in front of computer or at a desk.

Stretch: Seated Quadratus Lumborum Stretch

Chair, preferebly one NOT on wheels



• Lean forward from hips and grab hold of opposite ankle

• Stretch to the point of tension and hold for 30 seconds

• Sitting on the edge of the chair may increase the stretch

Helpful for: Low back pain or discomfort

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