Six Ultra Effective Exercises for Low Back Pain

Most often people who suffer from chronic low back pain, typically results from an injury or something as simple as bad posture to a sedentary lifestyle.

For most of us, the agonizing low back pain can be irritating and finding a home remedy can be as simple as doing a few quick moves daily. With only a few minutes doing each pose, it may help keep the low back pain at bay. Although, everyone suffering from low back varies from case, it’s important to consult a doctor for proper treatment. For those who have minor back pain, these 6 ultra effective exercises for low back will help you get through the day.

Hip Flexion

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Position yourself on your hands & knees, and maintain a straight back throughout the movement. Keep your hips in a neutral position. Slowly move your hips back, while keeping your back as straight as possible. Return to the start position; repeat the movement. 

Arm Raises

Begin on your hands and knees; keep a straight back and your hips in neutral position. Lift your right arm while keeping your elbow straight. Slowly lower your arm back to starting position. Repeat with the left arm. 


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Lying Arm Raises

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Lie comfortably on your back with your knees bent; relax your lower back and keep your arms straight in neutral position at your sides.  Lift your right arm off of the floor to an upright position. Lower the arm back to the floor and repeat with the other side. 

Cat & Camel 

Start the movement by positioning yourself on your hands and knees. Keep your back in a neutral position. Round your back and bring your head down to arch your back. Reverse the movement by relaxing your back to form the "camel's arch" in the back.


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Bent Knee Raise

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Lie down on your back with your knees bent comfortably.  Begin the movement by tightening your abdominal muscles. Lift your knees one at a time toward your chest; hold for a few seconds and return both legs to the floor. 

Reverse Straight Leg Raise

Lie on your back and tighten your abdominal muscles. Slowly bring your right knee toward your chest while keeping your left leg on the floor. Straighten your right leg slowly and lower back to the floor. Repeat with the left leg.


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*Please consult your physician before attempting any of these exercises.