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Doctor insights on: Back Strenthening Exercises

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Can you do ab exercises with fused l back?

Can you do ab exercises with fused l back?

Yes: Once you are cleared by your surgeon and/or physical therapy, you may do core strengthening exercises. Depending on the level of the fusion, there may need to be some modifications as to how you perform the exercises. See your pt. ...Read more

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What exercises aid in the loss of back fat?

What exercises aid in the loss of back fat?

Exercies: Any form of strenuous exercise with help to aid in the loss of fat. Decrease calories, increased cardio working out. ...Read more

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What exercises I can do with a broken back?

What exercises I can do with a broken back?

Ask your doctor: This depends on the type of your fracture, how were you treated, and how far along you are in tetms of the healing process. Your doctor is the only one who can guide you on this. ...Read more

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What are some exercises to help my back problems?

What are some exercises to help my back problems?

Core strengthening: Core strengthening exercises can help limit back problems significantly. Exercises such as planks (contracting abdominals with straight back posture, see image) and crunches in and out of the pool are several examples. ...Read more

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What are great exercise to lose the fat in your back?

What are great exercise to lose the fat in your back?

No specific exercise: Unfortunately, spot reduction just doesn't work. To lose the fat on your back, you need to lose fat all over. Do a combination of aerobic exercise, strength training, and stretching for the best overall results. Strengthening the muscles underlying the back area will tone that area, but will not specifically lose fat. Try these exercises: http://bit.Ly/wgko6g. ...Read more

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Is that heavy physical exercise lead to spine problems?

Is that heavy physical exercise lead to spine problems?

Not necessarily: Improper lifting techniques r more likely cause: bending over to lift, lifting & twisting at the waist instead of turning whole body, bending over to set heavy objects down, bending over with spine twisted even to pick up a small object from the floor. As we age, discs tend to become dehydrated & more fragile leading to easier injuries. Lifting objects too heavy for us also a problem. ...Read more

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Are there any good exercises to do with a strained back?

Are there any good exercises to do with a strained back?

Pool exercises: In a warm swimming pool, you are essentially weightless. Therefore, less stress on your back. ...Read more

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What are some exercises I can do to streathen my lower back?

What are some exercises I can do to streathen my lower back?

Exercise: Best to consult a physical therapist that deals with low back pain as they can recommend various exercises to help strengthen the back muscle.S. ...Read more

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What type of exercises are good for lower back discs buldges?

What type of exercises are good for lower back discs buldges?

Website: A great resource for a back exercise program is at www.Knowyourback.Org which is sponsored by the north american spine society. ...Read more

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How to know what exercises can I do to stregthen my lower back?

How to know what exercises can I do to stregthen my lower back?

Consult...: With a personal trainer. They will be able to help alter your exercise routine to focus on your personal goals. They also will be able to progress your current routine to make it more difficult. Best of luck! ...Read more

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How to know what exercises can I do to strengthen my lower back?

See details: One cannot explain low back exercises as there are several which you should do. You can search on-line for the specifics or ask your doctor. ...Read more

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I fell and broke the t-2 of my spine. What exercises should I do?

I fell and broke the t-2 of my spine. What exercises should I do?

None: Let it heal you can't strengthen a muscle to fix a broken bone it will just hurt more thank god for the brace you have which will do a great job keeping this still and in place for healing , if you let it , it's called your rib cage. ...Read more

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What are good back strengthening exercises after you have hurt your back?

What are good back strengthening exercises after you have hurt your back?

Core or Mckenzie: After a back injury, a set of exercises known as mckenzie exercises can be very helpful to restore motion, stamina and strength of the muscles in your spine. In general, activities that focus on core strengthening such as yoga, pilates, etc. Will also help improve your symptoms. ...Read more

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How can I go get ta get my energy back for me to work out/exercise everyday. ?

Just start up.: Exercise is funny. It seems to work by momentum. Once you stop working out for a while it's easy to just stay home from the gym and not go. Once you get yourself going again, it gets hard to see yourself not going to the gym. So just get up and get going, make it a part of your regular routine. ...Read more

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What are some really good exersizes to get your body back after having a baby?

What are some really good exersizes to get your body back after having a baby?

Core strengthening.: A good balanced diet with proper nutritional supplements and course of exercise perhaps emphasizing core strengthening under supervision of a personal trainer performed over a period of time to allow reasonable recuperation from the effects of pregnancy ( a minimum of 4-6 months) is a reasonable approach. I tend to recommend/prefer the use of pilates & yoga regimens with temprorary use of binder. ...Read more

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Which types of exercise are best for strengthening the upper back and shoulders?

Which types of exercise are best for strengthening the upper back and shoulders?

Exercises: I typically think of pull ups, chin ups, lat pull downs, rows & presses to exercise & strengthen upper back & shoulders. Also check out http://www.shape.com/fitness/workouts/important-muscles-women-ignore, http://www.webmd.com/men/features/strength-training-building-shoulder-back-muscles & http://www.active.com/fitness/articles/3-exercises-to-strengthen-the-shoulders. Start w/low weights & reps. ...Read more