Wide Sit to Stand

This is a strategy to help reduce your back pain when rising from a chair, it focuses on using your leg muscles more.

1. In a sitting position, take a wide stance with your legs, outside shoulder width and toes pointing out about 45 degrees. Keeping your torso upright with good posture.

Thoracic Wall Rotation Stretch 1

2. Engage your core muscles, use your leg muscles to push into the floor evenly to stand up. Maintaining upright torso.

Get in the habit of repeating this each time your sit and rise form a chair.

Thoracic Wall Rotation Stretch 1
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