Exercises That Can Help Ease Back Pain

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SOURCES:

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons: “Low Back Pain Exercise Guide.”

American Council on Exercise: “Bird-dog,”http://www.webmd.com/”Glute Bridge.”

American Pain Foundation: “Back Truths: Debunking Common Myths About Back Pain.”

Kell, R. Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research, March 2009.

La Touche, R. Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, October 2008.

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National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: “Low Back Pain Fact Sheet.”

NHS: “Back Pain – Prevention.”

NISMAT.org: “Low Back Program Exercises.”

The President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports: “Questionable Exercises.”

Reviewed by Tyler Wheeler, MD on October 14, 2018

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