Spinal Exercise Video #4

Warning!

Doing these exercises up to 3 times per week may be good for your HEALTH.

Only perform to tolerance. If there is any increased pain stop the activity. It may be appropriate to work through some pains under the guidance of a health care professional who has expertise in functional rehabilitation.

If there is any burning pain in to the legs, stop the activity.

Spend about 15 minutes at a time doing the exercises.

Perform all 6 of these exercises and make notes in your booklet.

Did one side feel different than the other with any of these activities?

Did you feel tightness in your pecs?

Did you have problems coordinating the pelvic arch and crunch?

Did you feel asymmetrical with the arm/leg lift?

Did you have difficulty or weakness with the lumbar extension exercise?

Mark the ones you have difficulty with and work on them until the next lesson.

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