Exercise 2 – Reduce Lower Back Pain

Osteopath Jamey Pemmelaar providing you with his second of three exercises to help reduce lower back pain and decrease stiffness.  !Lower back pain is one of the most common complaints I’ve recieved as both an osteopath and personal trainer. It can restrict your exercise capacity, give you trouble sleeping and even inhibit your ability to live the lifestyle you want. It’s therefore important to get ontop of it as soon as possible to ensure a speedy recovery! These two stretches shown are simple ways to limber up your low back. They can help increase your range of motion whilst helping to reduce pain, who wouldn’t want to give them a try? It’s important to note that you shouldn’t force the stretch too far as this may cause injury and that’s not what we are after.  Key points to remember!1. Hold each stretch for 30 seconds: I find taking a few … Read More

Best 3 exercises to reduce lower back pain

My best 3 exercise to reduce lower back pain and stiffness: Lower back pain is one of the most common complaints I come across among the active population, it often places restrictions on exercise ability and can stop people from living an active lifestyle. So I thought I’d share my best 3 exercises for helping reduce lower back pain an increase mobility. Below you’ll find links to videos of the recommended exercises alongside a brief introduction to each. I hope they can help you overcome your current lower back issue! Exercise 1: Standing Side to side low back mobility: A simple way to reduce pain and stiffness is to maintain movement through your low back. This exercise is especially good for those individuals who find getting up and down off the ground painful. Please see the video below for a demonstration. Video link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cox79M56kI0 Exercise 2: Low back stretches: Increasing … Read More