Anatomy of Spine The spine is divided into three major sections; each section is made up of individual bones called vertebrae. The Cervical Section (Neck). This section has seven(7) cervical vertebrae The Thoracic Section (Upper Back). This section has Twelve(12) thoracic vertebrae The Lumbar Spine Section (Lower Back). This section has five (5) lumbar vertebrae… Read More Back Bone
Back Leg Lift Lie on your stomach with a pillow under your hips. Place your forehead on your fists to keep your neck in line with your spine. Bend the right leg so that the knee is bent at a 90 degree angle. Contract the abdominal and slowly lift the front of the right leg… Read More Exercises for Joint Pain
Back Pain Exercises Active forms of back exercises are almost always necessary to rehabilitate the spine and help alleviate back pain. Exercises to reduce back pain are not complicated and can be done at home without any special equipment.
Some patients with low back pain are successfully treated with physical therapy but then return a year or two later with the exact low back problem. Most often the patient strengthens the abdominal muscles and low back muscles during physical therapy and subsequently takes the stress off the low back. After physical therapy, the patient… Read More Lower Back Pain Exercises
Topics Covered Causes of Back Pain Strain Structural problems Symptoms of Back Pain Treatment of Back Pain Back Bone Health Improvement Back pain is associated with the way our bones, muscles and ligaments in our backs work together. Pain in the lower back may be linked to the bony lumbar spine, discs between the vertebrae,… Read More Back Pain