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Helps maintain or increase the ability to rotate the trunk.
Keep eyes level – do not look down to the floor or tip head up to ceiling.
Do not allow yourself to bend forwards or backwards during movement.
Relax shoulders back and down.
Ensure hips and pelvis remain still, facing forwards.
Ensure slow, continuous movement throughout.
Remission Patient: 10 reps each time, 1 time/day
Flare Patient: 5 reps each time, 3 times/day
option of doing it in sitting
If you experience dizziness, stop 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.