Strengthening Exercises for Low Back Pain
- Aerobic exercise – low-impact aerobics are a great way to condition your heart muscles and other muscles, maintain your overall health, and help quicken your recovery. Also, it can help you lose weight, which will ease the burden on your spine.
- Strengthening exercises – Your doctor or physical therapist can suggest movements that focus on strengthening the muscles in your back, stomach, and legs. These “core” muscles can help create a stronger base of support for your spine.
- Stretching exercises – gentle stretching can help keep your muscles and supportive tissues oxygenated, flexible, and less injury-prone.
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