Why Should I Stretch with Chronic Back Pain?

The spine is a complex structure comprised of muscles, ligaments, tendons, and bones. It’s designed to move side-to-side and front to back, as well as carry the bulk of the body’s weight. That’s why it’s so important to keep all its parts in good working order....

Specific Exercises for Low Back Strength

Perform the following exercises at least three times a week: Partial Sit-ups. Partial sit-ups or crunches strengthen the abdominal muscles. Keep the knees bent and the lower back flat on the floor while raising the shoulders up 3 – 6 inches. Exhale on the way up,...