Each exercise is practiced within 10 movements.
Instructions of back exercises are individually prescribed for each patients needs. The exercises above are safe for any back pain. This information is not intended as advice but for general informational use. You should consult a physiotherapist for specific treatment and exercise routines.
Lying on your back with your knees bent and your feet on the floor, lift the pelvis by creating a bridge, lower your pelvis to the point where it almost touches the ground, repeat.
Lie face down, with elbows on the floor and chin, resting in your hands. Relax both back and buttock muscles.
Standing tall, arms across chest or on hips, slowly rotate to look behind without bending or extending the lower back, slowly return to neutral position.
Lie on back with knees bent, take a deep breath in though your nose, as you breathe out completely through pursed lips, contract your abdominals to tighten your belly button to your spine, no pelvic or upper body motion should occur.
There are many specific exercises for the lumbar spine and each and every one instructed are specific for gradual recovery. By strengthening muscles within the lumbar region, by resting and relaxing the spine into position for reducing pain. The aim is to achieve mobility for freedom of movement and to give a fully functional back.
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