Back Release

Do this exercise on your hands and knees. Keep your knees under your hips and your hands under your shoulders.

An illustration of a person doing a back release An illustration of a person doing a back release

  • Relax your abdominal and buttocks muscles, lift your head, and let your back sag. Be sure to keep your weight evenly distributed. Don’t sit back on your hips.
  • Hold for 5 seconds.
  • Return to starting position.
  • Tuck your head and lift (arch) your back.
  • Hold for 5 seconds.
  • Return to starting position.
  • Repeat 5 times.

For your safety, check with your healthcare provider before starting an exercise program.