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|