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Is Pilates exercise good for back problems?
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Dr. Rick Pospisil
Orthopedic Surgery
3 doctors agree
In brief: Back issue
Any exercise program which is consistent, emphasizes core strenghening and stretching is valuable for healing most situations which involve the back.
One key aspect Is to start slowly and increase incrementally If one stops for awhile then you adjust accordingly by decreasing time and intensity of your program .

In brief: Back issue
Any exercise program which is consistent, emphasizes core strenghening and stretching is valuable for healing most situations which involve the back.
One key aspect Is to start slowly and increase incrementally If one stops for awhile then you adjust accordingly by decreasing time and intensity of your program .
Dr. Rick Pospisil
Dr. Rick Pospisil
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Dr. Craig Morton
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes/No
The best exercises for low back are gentle core strengthening exercises.
A great program for this can be found at www.therehabzone.com

In brief: Yes/No
The best exercises for low back are gentle core strengthening exercises.
A great program for this can be found at www.therehabzone.com
Dr. Craig Morton
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Dr. Malinda Linn
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Can be
If your back problems are not neurological then pilates can be a great way to recondition your back and abdominal muscles to provide the strength needed for your back.
It is also good for stretching the muscles and giving the back the upright support it needs. You should be sure you have a licensed instructor and ask your doctor if it is appropriate for you.

In brief: Can be
If your back problems are not neurological then pilates can be a great way to recondition your back and abdominal muscles to provide the strength needed for your back.
It is also good for stretching the muscles and giving the back the upright support it needs. You should be sure you have a licensed instructor and ask your doctor if it is appropriate for you.
Dr. Malinda Linn
Dr. Malinda Linn
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