Three exercises to help reduce lower back pain

Three exercises to help reduce lower back pain

Many people experience lower back pain that can be quite excruciating at times. Some experience this type of back pain randomly while others have it daily. Lower back pain is commonly associated with stresses and strains on the spine that may eventually lead to degenerative and herniated discs. Exercises that strengthen the abdominal muscles and improve flexibility are advised by many doctors. It is important to seek the advice from your doctor if you are experiencing frequent lower back pain. Here are some exercises that can help reduce lower back pain.

The first exercise that is beneficial to reduce lower back pain is swimming. This is an aerobic exercise and it allows the person to stretch all the muscles of the body. If you don’t actually swim, you can do stretching movements while standing in waist-deep water. Exercising in water is perfect for all pain sufferers because it puts less stress on the joints and the buoyancy of the water helps reduce the pressure on the back.

Another aerobic exercise for those how have lower back pain is fast walking. This helps to stretch the back muscles and increase strength which will reduce pain. A person should walk for ½ hour three to five times a week. You should always be able to carry on a conversation, regardless of how fast you are walking but it is advisable to vary the walking speed every 5-10 minutes.

Cycling is another exercise to reduce lower back pain. It has been shown to improve stamina and build muscles in the abdomen, hips and back which will help to relieve some of the tension throughout the body.

Lower back pain it can really get in the way of daily living activities but the importance of exercise cannot be overrated.

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