Ugggh, exercise! Okay, we don’t operate a gym at our office. Forget sweating for two hours and feeling like you’re going to die. Although we advocate that stuff for improving cardiovascular health, our primary interest is decreasing pain and improving function.
Exercises routinely involve specific movements targeted to individual muscle groups to strengthen the affected area and aid the body’s ability to heal.
There’s no evidence to support the use of bed rest in mechanical low back pain, but there’s lots of evidence to refute it! We can assist you in beginning simple, in office exercises to return to work/gardening/sports and instruct you in exercises to be performed at home.