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What are some exercises I can do in my bed when I wake up?

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In brief: Stretches

You want your back and spine to get blood flow.
The disc has limited blood supply. Pelvic lifts (lying on back, tilting your pelvis up); "bicycling": knees bent, arms above your held while lying flat; bring one arm down, while the opposite leg is brought to your chest; repeat with opposite arm/leg set -- for 20 - 30 cycles.

In brief: Stretches

You want your back and spine to get blood flow.
The disc has limited blood supply. Pelvic lifts (lying on back, tilting your pelvis up); "bicycling": knees bent, arms above your held while lying flat; bring one arm down, while the opposite leg is brought to your chest; repeat with opposite arm/leg set -- for 20 - 30 cycles.
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