Please see the index below for a list of all our articles on Exercise.

If you are new to the subject, we recommend starting with: Exercise and Back Pain

Sciatica exercises for spinal stenosis focus on muscle stretching and strengthening. These exercises are designed to teach postures that reduce pressure on the lumbar nerve roots.

Walking strengthens the muscles that support the back and improves spinal flexibility, reducing back stiffness and pain.


Walking, biking, and water aerobics are each low-impact aerobic exercises that can help to decrease back pain and stiffness.


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