by Premier Hospitals | July 9, 2018 |
Most of the time we depend on our spine in order to indulge ourselves in any kind of activity say sitting, walking, lying down etc.
You are least aware of the spine that allows you to have such a wide degree of motion but you might take it for granted without taking proper care for it.
This can lead to back pain and that is quite normal.
But what do you do to relieve the pain?
Most of the time you depend on systemic medicines that would decrease the pain instantly.
But you can also do some spinal exercises to gradually decrease the pain and rehabilitate the spine.
Some of the spinal exercises that you may need to know are as follows
What Role Do These Exercises Do?
The exercises do a dual role by treating back pain and preventing its occurrences in the future by nourishing and repairing spinal structures, and exercise keep the anatomy of the back healthy, flexible and strong
For most of the people if they have a low back pain they do little stretches to keep going on with their activities. You should do exercise regularly to keep maintain your overall health. Some of the exercises that can reduce back pain are
Spinal Stenosis Exercises:
- Neck stretch
- Shoulder rolls
- Hamstring stretch
- Hip twist
- Back extension
In most cases of spinal stenosis is treated without surgery by bringing changes to your activities like, wearing a back brace, painkillers and engaging in exercises.
Spinal stenosis exercises help you to maintain a healthy weight.
Exercise increases blood flow to your back.
Spinal stenosis exercises strengthen and improve the flexibility of the muscles. There are two conditions in spinal stenosis that are lumbar spinal stenosis and cervical spinal stenosis and the exercises for them include:
Spine Strengthening Exercises:
- Knees-to-chest stretch
- Knee rotation
- Single knee-chest stretch
- Seated shoulder shrugs
- Standing shoulder crunches
- Chin Tuck
- Backward shoulder shrugs
- Prone Cobra
If you have a chronic back pain it is important to strengthen your core muscles to better support the spine by doing this following exercises:
Spinal Decompression Exercises:
- Hip crossover stretch
- Abdominal bracing
- Alternative squatting
- Bridge exercise
This kind of workout helps you in decreasing the pressure on your disc. The five types of exercises include
The Importance Of Exercising:
- Childâs pose
- Knees to chest
- Cat stretch
- Inversion table
- Exercise ball extension
You should know how these exercises make you stay active:
- Exercise will increase the blood flow to the back, thus flushing out the toxins
- Exercise will strengthen the muscles around the spine,
- Exercise will help maintain flexibility,
- Exercise will help maintain a healthy weight.
It is most important that you consult with a doctor before you start the exercises on your own. You can rely on the efficient doctors of Premier hospital so that the activities you do for your back are safe.
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