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Helps maintain or increase your ability to bend your hips and lower back.
If the back of your head does not easily rest on the floor, place a folded towel under your head to help you achieve a neutral spine.
Remission Patient: 10 reps, hold for 10 seconds each time, 1 time/day.
Flare Patient: 5 reps, hold for 10 seconds each time, 2-3 times/day.
If dizziness is experienced, discontinue the exercise and contact your doctor.
Back to Action. NAAS. Available [Online] at: https://nass.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Back-to-Action-low-resolution-version.pdf Accessed on 7 May 2019
Disclaimer: This material is not meant to replace professional advice from HCPs. Please consult your doctors/physiotherapist if you have any questions or before undertaking any physical activities.
Exercises should help reduce pain/stiffness. If these symptoms worsen, please stop the exercises and consult your physician / physiotherapist. If symptoms stay the same, consider increasing 1-2 repetitions each time.