What is clamshell for back problems?

Clamshell for Back Problems

Clamshell for back problems

  1. Lie on your side with a pillow under your head. Keep your feet and knees together and your knees bent.
  2. Raise your top knee, but keep your feet together. Do not let your hips roll back. Your legs should open up like a clamshell.
  3. Hold for about 6 seconds.
  4. Slowly lower your knee back down.
  5. Repeat 8 to 12 times.
  6. Switch to your other side and repeat the steps.

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