If you’ve had persistent back pain for a while and don’t know why, consider the possibility that you have a muscle imbalance. The term “muscle imbalance” refers to a condition in the body that is present when opposing muscles are out of balance with one another in terms of strength, length and/or tension. Opposing muscles […]
Lower back pain exercises can be summed up in one word, pilates. This form of exercise focuses core body strength and conditioning. And it is either the source or a good spin off for many lower back pain exercises to correct muscle imbalances.
Chronically tight muscles can result from imbalance. In the case of overdeveloped lower back muscles, it is important to stretch these muscles and exercise the abdomen, pelvis and hip muscles to restore balance.