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3 Lower Body Stretches For Peripheral Neuropathy

Updated: Jan 5, 2023

Try these seated lower body stretches to move and lengthen your muscles.

  • 1-Seated figure 4. Start with both feet planted firm on the ground. Cross one ankle over the opposite knee and relax your hips. Focus on a slow and steady breath as you ease into this shape. Option to place your foot on a block to elevate the floor for a deeper stretch.

yoga teacher teaching chair yoga

  • 2-Seated figure 4 twist. From your figure 4 position, begin to twist towards the knee that is out to the side. You can lightly hold onto your knee or support yourself by holding onto the chair. Gentle guide your knee in the opposite direction of your twist for a stretch up the side of your leg and your glute.

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  • 3-Seated forward fold. Place both legs out in front of you on the floor or propped up on another chair. Gently fold over your thighs. You can support your self with your arms as you begin to lengthen your hamstrings and the back of your legs.

seated yoga stretches

*You should always discuss with your doctor first if starting a yoga practice is the right for you.

If you are interested in following along with my free 10 minute chair yoga video, you can request it HERE!

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