Exercise in the Management of Chronic Back PainBack to Exercise. Try to keep your back and neck fairly straight, and don't lock your elbows. Action: Slowly move your bottom back towards your heels. Hold the stretch for one deep breath and return to the starting position. Start position: Lie on your back. Place a small flat cushion or book under your head. Keep your knees bent and together.
Exercise in the Management of Chronic Back Pain
Chronic back pain is one of the most common and expensive medical conditions facing today's population. Causation is poorly understood and healthcare providers share little common language concerning this pain. In addition, costly medical diagnostic tests are performed that do little to inform treatment. In the era of evidence-based medicine, back pain healthcare providers must find better ways to communicate with one another. The key to better communication is measurement within the context of an evidence-based, protocol-driven clinical rehabilitation model. Measurement is the key to better communication among providers treating spinal pain. Musculoskeletal strengthening of the lumbar and cervical extensors has been shown to significantly reduce pain and provide successful clinical results for patients suffering from chronic back and neck pain.
McKenzie Exercises - Rare added features
Back pain is one of the most common reasons why people visit a health care provider. The good news is that the pain often goes away on its own, and people usually recover in a week or two. Many people want to stay in bed when their back hurts. For many years, getting bed rest was the normal advice. Research suggests that if you can find comfortable positions and keep moving, you may not need bed rest at all. Research shows that:.