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How will stretching my hamstrings help with lower back pain?
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David Miller
Family Medicine
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In brief: Connected to back
The hamstrings are connected to your pelvis, which is connected to your back.
As a result, tight hamstrings pull on your back, causing low back pain. Keeping them stretched and limber can often provide significant relief.

In brief: Connected to back
The hamstrings are connected to your pelvis, which is connected to your back.
As a result, tight hamstrings pull on your back, causing low back pain. Keeping them stretched and limber can often provide significant relief.
David Miller
David Miller
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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
In brief: Pelvic postue
They have to do with standing pelvic posture and the more range of motion you get out of your hips the less range you need out of your lumbar spinestretching hip flexors is important to.

In brief: Pelvic postue
They have to do with standing pelvic posture and the more range of motion you get out of your hips the less range you need out of your lumbar spinestretching hip flexors is important to.
Dr. Mark Weston
Dr. Mark Weston
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