Top
10
Doctor insights on: What Is The Best Exercise For Lower Back Pain

Share
Dr. Austina Cho
14 doctors shared insights

Low Back Pain (Definition)

Low back pain is pain that occurs in the back above the buttock area and below the ribs. Low back pain can be sharp, dull, intermittent or constant. Pain can be at rest or associated with activity. Back pain can also be accompanied with pain that shoots or radiates down into the lower extremities or legs which is frequently ...Read more


2

2
What's the best exercise(s) for lower back pain?

What's the best exercise(s) for lower back pain?

"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 more

See 2 more doctor answers
3

3
Best exercise to lower back pain?

Best exercise to lower back pain?

See Physical Therapy: Most patients with low back pain will benefit by using physical therapy exercise for pain relief. It should be monitored by a physical therapist to ensure follow through and avoid problems. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
4

4
What's the best way to end lower back pain?

What's the best way to end lower back pain?

Back pain: The back pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement ... The treatment depends on the cause of the pain. It can include physical therapy, exercise, medications, injections ... Please seek help from a pain management doctor, you might benefit from a comprehensive evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
5

5
What is the best way to releive lower back pain?

Exercise: There are many studies on the subject of lower back pain. The majority suggest the best method of controlling chronic lower back pain is exercise to create core strength and loose weight. I also suggest daily stretching and core strength exercises. You can find these exercises at: http://harvardneurosurgeon.Com/pt2.Html. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
6

6
What is the best way to alleviate lower back pain?

What is the best way to alleviate lower back pain?

Depends...: Back pain from normal activity will usually respond to otc meds such as tylenol, (acetaminophen) aleve, or advil. You should take precautions to protect your back from injury by lifting properly and asking for help when appropriate. Use a back brace/support when working for long durations. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
7

7
What is the best way to get help for chronic lower back pain?

What is the best way to get help for chronic lower back pain?

Osteopathic Doctor: If conventional examinations haven't found the cause or conventional treatments haven't relieved the pain, consider an evaluation by an osteopathic physician, especially one who specializes in hands-on diagnosis and osteopathic manipulation. They can often find the cause and/or treat it when others can't. ...Read more

9

9
Need advice on what is the the best way to relieve upper and lower back pain?

Need advice on what is the the best way to relieve upper and lower back pain?

Osteopathic Doctor: Consult with a doctor or osteopathic medicine that is using manual manipulation. Some physical therapist are also trained in osteopathic manipulation. This is not a chiropractor! ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
5,044 doctors shared insights

Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)

Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more


Dr. Qamar Khan
2,597 doctors shared insights

Pain In The Back (Definition)

Pain in the back is a symptom that can be due to a number of causes including musculoskeletal or neurological problems or due to problems ...Read more