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Lower Lumbar Back Strength Exercises
The lumbar part of the spine is the low back. It is made up of five bones (most of the time) stacked one on top of the other. They are connected by disks, facet joints, and ligaments. These soft parts allow for movement controlled by the spinal muscles; the muscles can also keep it stiff when need be. The lumbar spine also contains and protects nerves to ...Read more
Hard to say: Without knowing more about yourself. The best thing for your back, is to first make sure your weight is optimized. If you are overweight that places undue stress on your back. Then, exercise wise, consider exercises that strengthen your core, as a healthy back requires balanced muscular responses from your back and abdominal muscles. ...Read more
McKenzie Exercises: Pt for back and neck conditions involve stretching, strengthening, and some range of motion. These exercises start very gently, and then are progressed by a certified pt based upon patient response. All patients are different, so the exact exercises differ as does the progress. Pilates is also excellent for the core (yoga and piyo other options) if you want non-medical option. ...Read more
I'm 25, been having constant lower back pain for long time. Not over weight. Do exercise from time to time.Lumbar support to give support. What to do?
I have pain in lower back. X-Ray reports Lumbar lordosis reduced. Minimal reduction in L4-L5 & L5-S1 disc space. Pl advice cause, medicine, exercise.
Exercise: Low back pain is one of the most common complaints in medicine and the findings on your xray are seen in patients with NO BACK pain as often as those with pain. The most important advice I can give you is EXERCISE! STRENGTHEN THOSE BACK MUSCLES and you will feel better. Your Primary Care Provider can provide you with these exercises Goods Luck Be Well! Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more
Regards a flat lower spine, what's the difference between a lumbar spine exercise therapist, a physiotherapist and chiropractor and who best to help?
See below: Physiotherapist who specializes in treatment of the spine. ...Read more
What's the difference in treatment between what a lumbar spine exercise therapist and what a chiropractor can offer in relation to a flat lower spine?
Muscles and Bones: A therapist will work with you to strengthen muscles to bring the body into better alignment and health. It is very much about curing your problems. A chiropractor will manipulate the bones to temporarily bring some relief or attempt to bring relief. But there is very little they can offer in the way of solving your problem. ...Read more
I have a ?. I workout daily and have never really gotten hurt. Yesterday I through my back out. I have a sharp pain from my lower back into my leg.. I tried extra strength tylnol for pain. doesnt work
U have lower back scoliosis.. I get exhausted easially and have very low stamina.. How do i increase my core strength.?
Try planks: Planks are an exercise move that can strengthen the core while maintaining a neutral spine. You can perform this by getting into a push up position and holding this position or get on your elbows while keeping your belly off of the floor. Try this before you workout and you will notice that you activate your core more during the workout. For a comprehensive workout check out www.TheRehabZone.com ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am a 40 yr old blind man, i just got diagnosed with arthritis on my lower back, would that be a reason why i get so tired with no strength everyday?
Pain meds: I have had some pain meds cause fatigue for my patients. When they stop the meds or switch to another one the fatigue resolves. ...Read more
Should i seek a physical exam regarding my lower back pain? Yesterday i woke up with lower back pain (mostly on the right side of my back, but it feels like the pain is coming from mostly the spine area). I do a lot of careful strength training. I am used
Back pain: The back pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement ... You might benefit from heat pads, exercise, massage. If your pain is not improved, you should seek help from a pain management doctor. You might benefit from a comprehensive evaluation and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How can I increase shoulder/back strength to lessen clicking from loose joints in shoulders? Some movements are restricted.
Scapular & cuff work: In order for a shoulder to work well, the scapula (aka shoulder blade) needs to be stable, since it is the base for all shoulder movements. Do exercises that pinch the shoulder blade together in multiple planes. Or better yet, google "scapular stabilizing exercises". Add in rotator cuff strengthening, and you will be doing very well. Focus on low weights and "feel' the muscles. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
"Superman" exercises: Back injuries should always be checked by your doctor, especially if chronic or if one experiences symptoms down the legs. The superman exercise is ideal for strengthening the back muscles. Lie on your stomach, arms outstretched in front; lift the rt. Arm/shoulder and left leg/hip off the floor for 5 seconds, then repeat on the opposite side, do 12 sets, twice a day. See my back pain healthguide. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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