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I'm a male with lumbar disc pain. I use stretching exercise & massage to alleviate what is usually mild to moderate pain. I find, too, wearing a stretching lumbar belt (with velco on either end) to be helpful . My massage therapist said one of his client
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Dr. Nolan Segal
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Strengthening
You need to add abdominal & low back strengthening to your stretching.
The belt will weaken your abdominal muscles even though it feels good.

In brief: Strengthening
You need to add abdominal & low back strengthening to your stretching.
The belt will weaken your abdominal muscles even though it feels good.
Dr. Nolan Segal
Dr. Nolan Segal
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Luke Kane
There are many books and video programs available to help strengthen the low back. Ask your physician if he can recommend one for your particular issue.
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