What is piriformis stretch (from legs straight)?

Piriformis Stretch (From Legs Straight)

Piriformis stretch (from legs straight)

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  1. Lie on your back with your legs straight.
  2. Lift your affected leg and bend your knee. With your opposite hand, gently pull your knee toward your opposite shoulder. You should feel the stretch in your buttock and hip.
  3. Hold the stretch for 15 to 30 seconds.
  4. Repeat 2 to 4 times.
  5. It's a good idea to repeat these steps with your other leg.

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