back pain

EXERCISES THAT STRENGTHEN LOWER BACK

Performing exercises can prevent injury, increase stability and improve flexibility. If anyone is experiencing lower back pain that is severe and does not go away with gentle stretches and exercises, the exercises should not be continued and the person should go an see a doctor.

Listed below are 10 exercises to strengthen the lower back:https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/exercise/lower-back-pain-exercises/

  • knee-to-chest stretches
  • lower back rotational stretches
  • bridge
  • pelvic tilt
  • draw-in maneuver
  • cat stretches
  • lying lateral lifts
  • supermans
  • seated lower back rotational stretches
  • partial curls

If any of the back exercises cause severe back pain, exercises should not be continue and the person should see a doctor.