Exercise is one of the most significant ways we can increase our longevity, improve our health, and decrease our pain and suffering. Proper exercise can improve flexibility, increase strength, and even reduce back pain. Knowing the best exercises to improve your health or decrease your pain is essential to a workout plan or a pain management program.

Stretching the soft tissues in the back, neck, and hips can help relieve back pain. This article contains helpful descriptions of common stretches.

The McKenzie Method to exercise is specifically used for spinal problems and relieving back pain. It is not just a method or routine, but a philosophy and has specific procedures to follow.

Exercise walking, as with other forms of exercise, requires the right equipment for a safe and effective routine. Choosing the appropriate walking shoes is an important step in maximizing the benefits of exercise walking.

Water therapy (also known as pool therapy, hydrotherapy, and aquatic therapy) is designed to relieve back pain by conditioning and strengthening the muscles.
Water therapy exercises range from simple routines performed in a shallow pool to conditioning using underwater treadmills and other high-tech equipment.
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