12 Stretches To Get Rid Of Back, Hip and Knee Pain (Introduction to the Egoscue Method)

8. Hip Crossover Stretch: Helps Reduce Hip Pain, Back Pain, Shoulder Pain and Knee Pain

Hold this stretch for one minute on each side of your body.
Hold this stretch for one minute on each side of your body.

Lie on your back with both knees bent and your feet flat on the floor, pointed ahead. Place your arms out to the side at shoulder level, with your palms facing down, flat on the floor.

Cross your left ankle over your right knee and rotate the ankle/knee junction down toward the floor. Your left foot should now be flat on the floor, along with the outside of your right leg.

Look in the opposite direction and relax your shoulders. Press the left knee away from your body using your left hip muscles.

Hold for one minute, then switch sides and repeat. 

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