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Strengthening Exercises

Perform 1‐3 sets of 15‐20 per exercise (per side is applicable)   

Abdominal Crunches  

Supine Oblique Crunches

Prone Trunk Raises


*Remember that all strengthening exercises should be performed with a controlled movement during both the contraction and relaxation phases of the exercise

Stretching Exercises

Perform 2‐3 sets, holding each stretch for 20‐30 seconds

Supine Hamstring Stretch 

Double Knee to Chest Stretch 

“Angry Cat” 


*Remember to stretch to the point of mild discomfort but not pain