Starting a muscle stretching and strengthening program within 6 weeks of microdiscectomy surgery may help people reduce pain and return to work sooner.
Learn proven sciatica exercises to relieve sciatica pain caused by various low back conditions, along with complete exercise instructions and illustrations.
Learn guidelines and insights that are designed to help patients plan and follow through with a safe and effective exercise program to condition the back.
Stationary bikes provide a no-impact aerobic workout that can strengthen and tone the muscles of the legs and buttocks.
Strengthening exercises help stabilize the spine and decrease stress on the lower back and pelvis. The key is an exercise program that is simple and easily done
When the muscles surrounding the sacroiliac joint are in poor condition, pain may develop. These exercises can help to strengthen the muscles and prevent SI joint pain.
Stretching the piriformis muscle can help relieve tension and spasms that cause sciatic nerve pain. Stretches may also target the gluteus muscles for pain relief.
These stretches can help to reduce tension in the muscles of the sacroiliac joint and pressure on the joint and in the lower back.