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Are lower back hyperextension exercises good to avoid back pain?

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Dr. Richard Rosenthal
Pain Management

In brief: Yes

Over time, gravity tends to pull us into a flexed position.
Extension exercises counter this effect and help keep the spine neutral. Twisting exercises also help keep the spine limber and lubricated.

In brief: Yes

Over time, gravity tends to pull us into a flexed position.
Extension exercises counter this effect and help keep the spine neutral. Twisting exercises also help keep the spine limber and lubricated.
Dr. Richard Rosenthal
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