Low Back Pain? Help Yourself In 15 Minutes Per Day
Low back pain affects millions of people everyday. Winkelmann Chiropractic & Injury offers several different adjustments to the pelvic and lumbar region to restore motion to the spine in these areas. In the mean time, WHAT CAN YOU DO at home to help loosen the musculature and provide relief?
Follow these simple stretches two times a day (morning and evening) and get relief from tight musculature.
There are 7 stretches total. Do each stretch BILATERAL and hold for 30 SECONDS on each side.
1.) FLOOR HAMSTRINGS STRETCH – Hold for 30 seconds on each side.
2.) KNEES TO CHEST – Do as the picture shows but also try extending the opposite leg so it’s flat on the ground. Hold for 30 seconds on each side.
3.) TWISTING BACK STRETCH – Hold for 30 seconds on each side.
4.) PIRIFORMIS STRETCH – Hold for 30 seconds on each side.
5.) HIP FLEXOR STRETCH – Hold for 30 seconds on each side.
6.) QUADRICEPTS STRETCH – Hold for 30 seconds on each side.
7.) LOW BACK STRETCHES – Do these stretches at the end of each regimen. These stretches can be done periodically throughout the day as well.
These are easy ways to loosen the low back before and after work and prevent low back pain. For questions on these stretches as well as others and chiropractic care please call today at 307-763-4141 or visit www.sheridanchiropractor.com where Dr. Zach Winkelmann would be more than happy to help you become WELL!