Back and neck exercise is a vital part of maintaining proper spine health and is often a regular part of any treatment program for conditions that cause back and neck pain. Browse our back and neck exercise videos which provide informative instructions and tips on the proper techniques and exercises to perform to help alleviate back and neck pain and assure a strong and healthy spine.

Image of woman laying face-down on a mat performing the prone cobra neck strengthening exercise

3 Easy Neck Exercises for Neck Pain Video

Perform these 3 neck-strengthening exercises to help alleviate neck pain due to poor posture.
Image of woman laying on a mat performing the piriformis stretch for lower back pain

4 Easy Stretches for Lower Back Pain Video

Regularly performing these 4 stretches can help to reduce tension in muscles supporting the spine, improving range of motion and overall mobility, and reduce the risk of disability caused by back pain.
Video still of woman doing the flexion neck stretch

4 Easy Stretches for Neck and Shoulder Pain Video

Learn step-by-step instructions on how to perform 4 simple stretches to help alleviate your neck and shoulder pain.
Pregnant women doing hamstring stretch

4 Easy Stretches to Relieve Pregnancy Back Pain Video

Stretching is an important part of back pain prevention and treatment during pregnancy. Performing these 4 exercises daily can help to improve flexibility during your pregnancy.
Advanced Standing Hamstring Stretch Video

Advanced Standing Hamstring Stretch for Low Back Pain Relief Video

Learn the steps included in the advanced hamstring stretch in this video.
Basic Hamstring Stretch (Seated Toe Touch) Video

Basic Hamstring Stretch (Seated Toe Touch) for Low Back Pain Relief Video

The basic hamstring stretch, also called the seated toe touch, begins in a seated position with the legs extended straight. There are three levels of stretch and a modification for varied fitness levels.
Hamstring Exercises for Low Back Pain Relief Video

Hamstring Exercises for Low Back Pain Relief Video

A visual demonstration of the correct exercises and stretches for the hamstring muscles that are designed to bring relief for lower back pain.
Hurdler Hamstring Stretch Video

One Leg In, One Leg Out (Hurdler) Hamstring Stretch for Low Back Pain Relief Video

Learn the steps and modifications for the hurdler, or one leg in one leg out hamstring stretch for low back pain relief.
Sacroiliac Joint Exercises for Sciatica Video

Sacroiliac Joint Exercises for Sciatic Pain Relief Video

Learn how to properly execute two sacroiliac joint stretches that help to alleviate sciatic pain.
Sciatica exercises for herniated disc

Sciatica Exercises for a Herniated Disc Video

Use these exercises to centralize your herniated disc symptoms into the low back and strengthen your lower back and abdominal muscles.
Sciatica Exercises for DDD Video

Sciatica Exercises for Degenerative Disc Disease Video

See how to perform exercises to relieve sciatica from degenerative disc disease. Beginning and advanced techniques are demonstrated.
Sciatica exercise Isthmic spondylolisthesis

Sciatica Exercises for Isthmic Spondylolisthesis Video

By conditioning the spine to remain stable in a flexed position, this series of exercises helps to treat sciatica caused by isthmic spondylolisthesis.
Sciatica Exercises for Piriformis Syndrome Video

Sciatica Exercises for Piriformis Syndrome Video

An informative visual demonstration of correct exercises and stretching techniques to help relieve sciatica pain caused by piriformis syndrome.
Sciatica Exercises for Spinal Stenosis Video

Sciatica Exercises for Spinal Stenosis Video

Learn the correct technique for performing stretches and exercises to increase back strength and relieve sciatica caused by spinal stenosis.
Scissor Hamstring Stretch for Sciatica Video

Scissor Hamstring Stretch for Low Back Pain and Sciatica Relief Video

Learn to engage both hamstrings simultaneously with the scissor hamstring stretch for sciatica relief.
Seated Chair Hamstring Stretch Video

Seated Chair Hamstring Stretch for Low Back Pain Relief Video

The seated, or chair, hamstring stretch is gently on the low back and an appropriate beginners hamstring stretch to incorporate into a low back pain relief exercise regimen.
Seated Chair Hamstring Stretch for Sciatica Video

Seated Chair Hamstring Stretch for Sciatica Relief Video

Learn the seated, or chair, hamstring stretch for sciatica relief.
Standing Hamstring Stretch Video

Standing Hamstring Stretch for Low Back Pain Relief Video

The standing hamstring stretch has several levels and modifications. Watch and learn which will be most helpful to add to your stretching routine for low back pain relief.
Supine Hamstring Stretch

Supine Hamstring Stretch (Towel Hamstring Stretch) for Low Back Pain and Sciatica Relief Video

Learn the steps for completing the supine hamstring stretch, including modifications.
Image of an unknown person walking on the sidewalk

Video: 2 Walking Tips to Avoid Sciatica Pain

Walking can help to alleviate sciatica pain, but only when done correctly. Use these two tips to make sure you're getting the most out your walks.
Video still of pregnant woman lying on exercise mat in preparation for the pelvic tilt exercise

Video: 3 Easy Exercises for Back Pain in Pregnancy

Back pain can be a common occurrence during pregnancy. Here are 3 exercises that can help to prevent and decrease back pain during pregnancy by strengthening the abdominal muscles, back muscles, pelvic floor, buttock, and thigh muscles.
Image of woman performing the bird dog pose exercise for sacroiliac joint pain

Video: 5 Best Sacroiliac Joint Pain Exercises

These 5 exercises help to strengthen the muscles that support the sacroiliac joint.
Image of woman performing the press up stretch.

Video: 7 Best Sacroiliac Joint Pain Relief Stretches

Tension in the soft tissues of the pelvis, groin, lower back, and thighs can cause or exacerbate SI joint pain. Try these 7 stretches to alleviate SI joint pain and restore some range of motion to the legs, pelvis, and lower back.
Video: Buttocks Stretch for the Piriformis Muscle

Video: Buttocks Stretch for the Piriformis Muscle

Learn this simple piriformis muscle stretch to help relieve the pain along the sciatic nerve.
Video: Crossover Shoulder Stretch

Video: Crossover Shoulder Stretch

Preserve or increase shoulder range of motion with the crossover shoulder stretch.
Video: Forward Fold Hamstring Stretch

Video: Forward Fold Hamstring Stretch

Get a good hamstring stretch with the forward fold, which can be modified for different ability levels.
Video: If My Back or Joints Hurt, Should I Work Through the Pain?

Video: If My Back or Joints Hurt, Should I Work Through the Pain?

Muscle pain and aches can be normal, but flaring joint pain should be a warning to avoid certain exercises.
Video: Kneeling Hip Flexor Stretch

Video: Kneeling Hip Flexor Stretch

Contract the abdominal muscles for stability during the kneeling hip flexor stretch.
Video: Lumbar Rotation SI Joint Stretch for Sciatica

Video: Lumbar Rotation SI Joint Stretch for Sciatic Pain Relief

The lumbar rotation stretch is a range of motion stretch for the sacroiliac joints (SI joints) that can help alleviate sciatica pain.
Overhead shoulder stretch

Video: Overhead Shoulder Stretch

Try the overhead shoulder stretch once or twice a day for good shoulder range of motion.
Video: Press-Up SI Joint Stretch for Sciatica

Video: Press-Up SI Joint Stretch for Sciatic Pain Relief

The press-up stretch targets the SI joint. Learn the steps and modifications.
Video: Reverse Arch Stretch (Office Chair Stretch)

Video: Reverse Arch Stretch (Office Chair Stretch) for Back Pain Relief

The reverse arch stretch was specifically developed to counteract the negative effects caused by the all-too-common forward hunching computer posture.
Video: Single Knee to Chest SI Joint Stretch for Sciatica

Video: Single Knee to Chest SI Joint Stretch for Sciatic Pain Relief

The single knee to chest stretch targets the SI joint and may help alleviate sciatic nerve irritation.
Video: Standing Calf Muscle Stretch

Video: Standing Calf Muscle Stretch

The standing calf muscle stretch targets the gastrocnemius and soleus muscles.
Video: Standing Quadriceps Stretch

Video: Standing Quadriceps Stretch

Use a chair to help with stability during the standing quadriceps stretch.
Supine Leg Raise

Video: Supine Leg Raise Hamstring Stretch

Try the supine leg raise hamstring stretch to ease tension on the low back.
Video: Supine Piriformis Muscle Stretch for Sciatica - Part 1

Video: Supine Piriformis Muscle Stretch for Sciatic Pain Relief #1

Learn how to perform the first of three piriformis muscle stretches to relieve sciatica pain.
Video: Supine Piriformis Muscle Stretch for Sciatica - Part 2

Video: Supine Piriformis Muscle Stretch for Sciatic Pain Relief #2

Perform this piriformis stretch 3 times a day to experience relief from sciatic pain.
Video: Supine Piriformis Muscle Stretch for Sciatica - Part 3

Video: Supine Piriformis Muscle Stretch for Sciatic Pain Relief #3

Get step-by-step instructions on how to complete the third of 3 piriformis stretches.
Video: Towel Shoulder Stretch

Video: Towel Shoulder Stretch

This range of motion shoulder stretch is achieved with the help of a towel.
Video: Why is Exercise Important for Lower Back Pain?

Video: Why is Exercise Important for Lower Back Pain?

Learn why exercise is so important for a pain-free, healthy back in this video.
Wall Hamstring Stretch Video

Wall Hamstring Stretch for Low Back Pain Relief Video

The wall hamstring stretch for low back pain relief is an advanced hamstring stretch and is not appropriate for those in acute pain.
Wall Hamstring Stretch for Sciatica Relief Video

Wall Hamstring Stretch for Sciatica Relief Video

Learn the steps and modifications for the wall hamstring stretch, an advanced stretch for sciatica relief, in this video.