Exercises to strengthen the lower back

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At Balanced Life Osteopathy we see a lot of people who experience pelvic misalignment, sacroiliac pain and/or sacrum instability which as a result presents as lower back pain. Often these associated pains are a result of years of dysfunction through the lower back and pelvis. So rehabing is not a quick fix and can take months even years to correct. Continue reading “Exercises to strengthen the lower back”

Exercises to develop core strength

nick
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When your core is weak other muscle groups such as your glutes and hip flexors are overworked as they attempt to compensate to hold your body. A weakened core loads extra pressure on the lower discs of the lumbar spine, gradually weakening them over a period of time.  At some point the discs may ‘give out’ and the final trigger for this can be something as minor as bending down to pick up a piece of paper. The consequences of a weak core are back pain, neck pain- associated or not with headache, poor posture, and ultimately disc injury.

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