Lower back stretches to build strength and reduce pain

Lower back stretches to build strength and reduce pain

In the US, low back pain is the fifth most common reason people visit the doctor.

It can be caused by muscle spasms, strains or nerve injuries among other reasons.

Practice these simple stretches to relieve pain and strengthen your lower back.

Bridges work on gluteus muscles to stabilize back pain and build up strength.

Drawing-in maneuver: It stabilizes the spinal joints and prevents injury during movement.

Lying lateral leg raises can help in improving your balance and mobility.

Superman helps you maintain an upright position and support your spine and pelvic bones.

Partial curls work on abdominal muscles to provide strength to the spine.