This simple stretch, sometimes called the cat cow stretch, gently stretches the muscles of the low back and helps realign the spine and pelvis. It’s particularly helpful to ease the pain of a low back strain. Here’s how to do it correctly.
The knee-to-chest stretch can help lengthen your lower back, relieving tension and pain. Perform the knee-to-chest stretch by lying on your back and pulling and then holding one or both knees to your chest.