Lower Back

CCGI – Low Back Stretching Exercises

2020-08-25T16:31:46-04:00August 18th, 2015|CCGI, Lower Back|

https://youtu.be/dlbDHMX0P9A Quadriceps Stretch Stand close to a wall and place your right hand on the wall for support. Standing straight, grasp the top of your left foot with your left hand. Pull your heel towards your buttock and hold for 15-30 seconds.   https://youtu.be/Xb5gHdYtHnk Figure 4 Stretch Seated: Place your left ankle onto your right [...]

CCGI – Low Back Strengthening and Motor Control Exercises

2020-08-25T16:32:07-04:00August 18th, 2015|CCGI, Lower Back|

https://youtu.be/a6WIfNRtTYM Multifidi Activation Place your fingers on the muscles on either side of your spine, then try to contract or ‘swell’ the muscles under your fingertips. Gradually work up each level of the spine, holding each contraction for exactly 5 seconds.   https://youtu.be/Ielt7Mj-F_I Transverse Abdominis Activation Lie on your back, knees bent, feet flat on [...]

CCGI – Low Back Mobility Exercises

2020-08-25T16:32:18-04:00August 18th, 2015|CCGI, Lower Back|

https://youtu.be/u-fC7RD_ql4 Child's Pose / Prayer Stretch Kneel on all-fours, hands beneath your shoulders, knees beneath your hips. Leave your hands where they are and pull your pelvis down onto your heels. Feel the stretch in your spine as you reach away with your fingertips. Hold for 20-30 seconds.   https://youtu.be/GFBuCooCD6Y Cat Stretch Kneel on all-fours, [...]

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