Good and Bad Exercises for Low Back Pain

All of us understand the significance of exercise, but how many of us do it correctly? With all, we know there are myriads of benefits of regular physical activity such as strengthening our muscles and boost of endurance. But here, we’ll discuss more about the Low Back Pain Exercises.

Well, everyone likes rest but you should know that moving can improve your back fitness up to a large extent. Lower back pain exercises can strengthen your back, stomach and leg muscles. Moreover, these are very helpful in supporting the spine and relieving back pain. Let’s brief about the Good and Bad Exercises for Low Back Pain.

Bad: Toe Touches

At the beginning of the exercise, there could be mild discomfort but it would disappear as the muscles become stronger. But in the case of toe touches it can put more stretch on the spinal disks and ligaments, which results in overstretched lower back muscles and hamstrings.

Good: Partial Crunches

Partial crunches is the one of the best that can be helpful to strengthen your back and stomach muscles. This exercise can be performed by crossing your arms over your chest or put hands behind your neck. Just tighten your stomach muscles and raise your shoulders. And let’s breathe out after raising your shoulders. Now,  with the help of your arm pull your neck off the floor. Hold for a moment, and try to slowly lower back down. You can repeat the exercise 10-12 times or depends. A perfect exercise can prevent the stress on your lower back. It would be more important that your feet, tailbone, and lower back should be in contact with the floor at all times.

Apart from this there are few other exercises

Bad: Sit-Ups and Leg Lifts

Good: Press-up Back Extensions, Wall Sits, Pelvic Tilts, Bridging, Aerobic Exercise, Bird Dog, Knee to Chest, Hamstring Stretches.

You need to simply write the basic exercise to get rid from the pain.

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