Yi-cups Instruction (8) : Exercise of Lumbar Muscle Strain
This exercise is applicable for people who suffer from lumbar-muscular pain, lumbar hyperosteogeny, bulging lumbar disc, lumbar disc protrusion, third lumbar transverse process syndrome, pain in the lower back due to injury of iliotibial tract.
Move the back to the bedside with left lateral position, bend the left lower limb, and grasp the bed head with the right hand. Apply 10 Yi-cups on the right areas of armpit, abdomen, hip and lateral aspect of thigh, drop the right lower limb down backward, and hold on for 10 to 20 seconds (Figure 1-40, 41). After that, lift the right lower limb and repeat this exercise for 3 to 6 times.
Figure 1-40 Apply Yi-cups on the right areas of armpit, abdomen, hip and lateral aspect of thigh
Figure 1-41 Drop the right lower limb down backward slowly