Low Back Pain Best Stretch/Strengthen Combo

Hello Fredericksburg!

Anyone here ever experience back pain? Unfortunately we see back pain in people from all ages and all different backgrounds. Although there is no o en perfect treatment plan, this video offers a simple stretch and exercise to help reduce low back discomfort.

The stretch targets the psoas muscle (aka hip flexor), you have one of these on each side of your body. This muscle attaches from the low back and inserts onto your leg, it’s giant! It is commonly tightened with sitting so stretching it out helps lessen its pull on your low back &/or leg.

The strengthening exercise bird dog helps stabilize, engage, and tighten the core muscles. These muscles are important in keeping a strong and healthy back.

Watch the video, try out the exercises, and let us know how they go✌🏼