Lower Back Pain is often an underlying cause of getting
out of shape. To get back in shape, learn ways to manage your back pain by
yourself. Ongoing exercise is one of the best was to reduce back pain and prevent
First, consult with your healthcare provider to discover
the best exercises and self treatment techniques for your
condition. Knowing how to care for your own
back will give you the best results. Early treatment is more effective.
Learn to interrupt the pain cycle and get back in
Exercise, Breathing, Relaxation, Self-Massage, Posture and Movement.
As anyone with back pain knows, a consistent, daily exercise program can
relieve back pain symptoms and prevent them from recurring. A good exercise routine for your back
should include strengthening and endurance conditioning of your core muscles, as well as flexibility of
the back, hips and legs.
Mimi Solaire, has put together an excellent exercise routine for a
Shape by Mimi Solaire is a great DVD
for lower back pain. It includes gentle flexibility and strengthening exercises in two 15'
These exercises are often taught by yoga instructors and
physical therapists for people with back pain.
You should not
experience pain with any
exercise routine for back pain. Consult
with your healthcare provider to make sure these exercises are appropriate for your
Getting a good cardio-vascular workout can be difficult when you back
pain. See our Aquatic
Exercise, ElliptiGO, and Nordic Walking sections for