Hamstring Stretch | Fight The Fuse

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Hamstring Stretch[1]

Benefits of exercise:

  • Helps maintain or increase the length in the muscles at the back of the thigh.

Repetition recommended:

  • 4 times on each side.


  • Keep head resting in contact with floor.
  • Maintain neutral spine throughout movement – do not allow the lower back to over arch.
  • If unable to get the knee in line with the hip, take the knee as far as possible and then straighten the knee.

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Daily Exercise Routine

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  1. Back to Action. NAAS. Available [Online] at: https://nass.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Back-to-Action-low-resolution-version.pdf Accessed on 7 May 2019

Disclaimer: This is a graphical representation of an Ankylosing Spondylitis patient. Always seek medical advice from your Rheumatologist/Physiotherapist before undertaking any physical activity. The content on this website is not a substitute for any medical advice.