This stretching exercise mainly involves the core muscles such as the obliques, the dorsal muscles and the lumbar muscles. It allows you to acquire a better lateral mobiliy. It is often used by people with chest and lower back pain. It also helps develop balance and strengthens stabilizing muscles

Body Parts

  • Abdominals
  • Back
  • Shoulders
  • Erector Spinae
  • Posterior Deltoid
  • Obliques


  • Lay down on the side on the ball at waist level.
  • Keep the front of the body pointing towards a wall.
  • Place the upper arm over the head.


  • Lay down and stretch.


Do not flex or extend the trunk. Do not rotate the trunk. Remember to stretch the other side.