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What are types of stretches or exercises that will help relieve pain from a herniated disk in the lower back?

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Dr. Shiroko Sokitch
Holistic Medicine
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In brief: strengthen your core

Exercises that strengthen the muscles which support your spine will help keep the disc from getting worse.
If you over stretch it can make things worse but stretching and strengthening exercises with a person who knows what they are doing, will help a lot.

In brief: strengthen your core

Exercises that strengthen the muscles which support your spine will help keep the disc from getting worse.
If you over stretch it can make things worse but stretching and strengthening exercises with a person who knows what they are doing, will help a lot.
Dr. Shiroko Sokitch
Dr. Shiroko Sokitch
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Dr. David Trettin
Get instructions from a physical therapist on Williams flexion or Mckenzie extension exersises... They will be able to determine which are best for you .
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