back pain, Exercises to avoid

LISTED BELOW ARE THE EXERCISES TO AVOID IF YOU HAVE SCIATICA

BENT OVER ROWS

Bad posture with this exercise can cause a herniated disc. A spinal injury can get worse with immense pressure in this stance. The pressure caused by this exercise can expose the nerve root, resulting in inflammation and infection.

STRAIGHT LEGGED SIT-UPS

This exercise can upset the structure of the spinal cord causing inflammation and numbness below the waist.

HEAVY DEAD-LIFTS

This routine can result in spinal injury, one of the biggest contributors to lower back pain.

FULL BODY SQUATS WITH BARBELLS

Squats with barbells can cause damage to the lower back and can lead to compression of the nerve and inter-vertebral discs. It could even result in pain in the buttocks and legs.

ABDOMINAL STRETCHES

This stance can apply pressure to the back and can lead to compression of the sciatic nerve.

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