Exercise of the Week- Childs Pose

Child’s Pose- Spinal Flexion

Difficulty: EASY

(consult your chiropractor before doing this or any other exercise.)

START: Place a mat on the floor. Position your body as shown in Image #1, with a spine in a neutral position.

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EXERCISE: Try to move spine into a fully flexed position. Let hips approximate your heels, and relax muscles of spine.  Let head lower toward floor. Place arms out in front of you, or relax them by your sides.

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Hold for 15-60 seconds.

Return to neutral position and rest for 15 seconds.  Repeat 5-10X.