Dos and Don’ts For Back Pain Sufferers

Exercise is the best thing you can do for your back pain

For back pain sufferers, exercise is an indispensable tool in managing the symptoms. It‘s effect can be as powerful as pain medication with the crucial difference being that exercise and stretching are targeted to specifically ease the pressures on the root cause of the pain. That being said, there are a host of exercises that will do the back pain sufferer no favors, and certain ones that will actually increase the pain. When starting any new exercise plan for your back pian, you should always consult with a medical professional. At Associates in Chiropractic, we work with your specific back pain condition to develop a safe and effective program for stretching and strengthening the region’s that matter for managing pain. 

A list of do and don’t exericses for back pain sufferers


  • Planks
  • Lateral leg lifts 
  • Wall sits
  • V-ups and partial crunches
  • Hamstring stretches
  • Hip flexor release stretches
  • Anterior pelvic tilt exercises
  • Bridges


  • Sit-ups
  • Leg lifts
  • Standing Toe touches 
  • Bending and twisting with weight in hand

Start exercising to overcome back pain today

If you are interested in taking a more effective path to healing give our office a call to schedule an appointment today. We are Hackensack’s biomechanical specialists and we want to help you develop a plan to account for your back pain that incorporates chiropractic care, exercise and nutrtion- a truly holistic approach to pain management. 

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