About Exercise Balls
Learn about the different kinds of exercise balls that can be used during exercise or physical therapy.
One of the keys to managing back pain or neck pain is to actively engage in rehabilitation and exercise. Physical therapy helps place patients on the right track by exercising weak points and regaining strength that may have been lost. An exercise program should be tailored to the individual’s condition and pain level, and include a combination of stretching, strengthening, and aerobic conditioning.
Exercising core muscles helps build strength, which in turn helps build support for the spine.
While a postoperative guide to rehabilitation after a spine fusion will be different for each patient, there are some general guidelines that apply to all patients.