Low Back Stretches

By Ehren Allen, DPT/Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist

Low Back Stretches Can Really Help With Low Back Pain

It is so important to learn the proper way to stretch your lower back when you have low back pain.  The clinicians at JOI Rehab specialize in the treatment of the lower back.  This article will describe some stretches that you could do for your low back. It is well known that low back stretches can really help to decrease low back pain.  There are many ways to stretch and there are several different stretches for low back pain.  To learn more about the correct way to stretch, read this article on LOWER BACK STRETCHES.

If you have low back pain, we recommend the following stretches:

  • Hamstring Stretch.
Image of hamstring stretch

Image of hamstring stretch

  • Piriformis Stretch.
Sciatic Nerve Stretch

Piriformis Muscle Stretch for Sciatic Nerve Pain

  • Rotation Stretch.
seated trunk rotation

Trunk Rotation Seated

  • Single Knee to Chest Stretch.
single knee to chest stretch

single knee to chest stretch

Sometimes your therapist may also have you do extension-type stretches depending upon your condition.  To learn more about stretching, please call 904-858-7045.  We also have a Fast Track Spine Program if you need physical therapy.

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JOI Fracture and Injury Care

JOI Physicians are currently offering ASAP fracture and injury care. This is a new option for patients who would like to avoid the emergency room if they have suffered a fracture or soft tissue injury. To learn more about this service, read this article about fracture and injury care. Make an appointment by calling (904)JOI-2000.

To schedule an appointment with an Orthopaedic Back Specialist, please call JOI-2000 or click below.

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