10 Stretching Exercises to Relieve Lower Back Pain

5. Leg Stretch

Again, lying on your back with your knees bent, take your right leg and raise it to a 90 degree angle. Keep your leg straight. You can support it by placing your hands along your thigh just under your knee or you can use a towel to straddle the ball of your foot. Either way, pull your leg toward you keeping your knee straight. You’ll feel a gentle stretch along the along the back of your leg up toward your lower back. Hold for 30 second and repeat on the other side.