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4 Best Exercises To Treat Your Back Pain

Regular physical activities that support your spine to keep straight are a key to a healthy back and curing pain at the same time

In order to fight severe or mild back pain both get to begin with a short session and build up according to the time. However, before we get into patterns or types of exercises for curing pain, firstly it is required to make sure that your back gets strengthened in the first place for which effective exercise or activities are there to practice.

All you need to know to strengthen your back

Bridges: The most tried exercise by people or the fitness freak as it works on a person’s gluteus maximus. In other words, the gluteus maximus is one of the large muscles of the buttocks. Generally, people engage their hip muscles and they move their hips particularly during bending for a squat.

Steps to perform a bridge

Firstly, you need to lie on the ground and bend your knees exactly to that by placing your feet flat on the floor with hip-width apart. Secondly, one needs to press their feet onto the floor by keeping their arms by the side and raising buttocks off to the ground until and unless the body forms a very straight line starting from shoulders to knees. Squeeze your buttocks with the help of your shoulders remaining on the floor and lower the buttocks to the ground and then rest for a few seconds.

4 exercises to reduce back pain

Partial crunches: There is some exercise that aggravates back pain and needs to be avoided when you are having acute low back pain. Therefore, partial crunches generally help to strengthen your back and stomach muscles at the same time. You need to lie down with your feet flat on the floor along with keeping your knees bent, cross your arms over your chest or make sure to put your hands behind your neck.

Hamstrings stretch: This is also considered one of the major exercises for lowering your back pain and strengthening the core muscle as well. Make sure while performing this exercise you should give a gentle stretch down the back of your leg and not too hard.

Press-up back extension: In this particular exercise you need to lie on your stomach and hands under your shoulders and then push it with your hands so that your shoulders start to lift off the floor.

Pelvic tilts: This helps to strengthen your pelvic muscle which has a connection with the lower back and simultaneously reduces pain.

So, now you came across the essentials of keeping your lower back strong enough and also to fight with pain that could trigger problems with the spine. Why wait? Then go and start today with these 4 amazing exercises to avoid future back pain and other problems

Elisa Ghosh

Young at heart, independent by nature, rolling down straight from the hills of Meghalaya. I get my adrenaline rush writing about facts and myths happening around. You’ll find me spending most of my time either dreaming about food or the mountains. Here to make net surfing more enticing for you!
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