Exercise for Low Back Pain

 Low back pain will effect 86% of people at some point in their lives, and once it begins it can be difficult to get rid of permanently.  Chiropractic adjustments to the spine are extremely effective in helping with low back pain, and that is just the tip of the iceberg.  These exercises are a great compliment to proper spinal health and should be done 2-3 times a week.  

  1. Planks- 3 sets-30 seconds each, rest 30 seconds and cobra stretch in between sets.

 picture of a woman performing a plank exercisepicture of a woman performing a cobra stretch

  1. Side Planks-3 sets-30 seconds each, rest 30 seconds and stretch in between sets.

           picture of a man performing a side plank exercise         picture of a woman performing a lumbar stretch         

  1. Bridge-2-3 minutes, alternate lifting right and left leg to add intensity.

             

 picture of a woman performing a bridge exercise          picture of a man performing a bridge exercise with a raised leg

  1. Leg Raises-3 sets, 20-25 reps on each side.  Stretch in between sets.

                        

picture of a woman performing a leg raisepicture of a woman performing a hamstring stretch

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