Exercise to Relieve Lower Back Pain

Do you feel pain in your back when you get up in the morning? Watch this video for a stretch that can help reduce lower back pain and achieve better posture.

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Exercise step by step

  1. Objective: Stretching the lower spine to promote an upright posture.
    Stretching lower spine diagram - Elastoplast
  2. Starting Position: Lie on your abdomen with your elbows next to your body.

    Movement: Lift yourself on your lower arms and press your torso up, keeping your abdomen on the floor. Hold for 20 seconds. Lie your torso back down. Repeat 5 times.

    Pressing torso up position - Elastoplast
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Before you begin any of these exercise routines, be sure to check with your doctor. Once you have your doctor’s approval, begin exercising slowly and stop if you feel any pain or discomfort. Make sure to rest if you feel you are overexerting yourself.

Please note that none of the above given tips or recommendations substitute medical advice. Important: consult a health professional in case of an injury or if you suspect overuse of joints or a medical condition such as a fracture. A physician should be consulted in those acute cases when the condition is accompanied by reddening, swelling or hyperthermia of joints, ongoing joint trouble or severe pain and/or are associated with neurological symptoms (e.g. numbness, tingling, loss of motion).

For further information regarding Elastoplast products, please contact us via email on anz.consumerservices@beiersdorf.com. Carefully read the instructions for use given in our products‘ packages.

Exercise to Relieve Lower Back Pain - Exercise Video