Knee To Chest Back Exercise: Yay or Nay?

Lying on your back and bringing your knees toward your chest is NOT the best stretch for your back nor is it even beneficial. While it is common to do these types of back stretches, they are generally not good for your back because you are forcing your spine into a flexed position that it …

What is a good stretch for my low back?

A lot of my low back patients tell me that they have tried to stretch their backs out by bending forward to touch their toes. Unfortunately, this is not a good stretch for most of them. So how should you stretch out your back if it feels tight or stiff? Here is a simple exercise …