Optimal strength in the core abdominal muscles is essential for a pain free back and good posture. Strength of the muscles supporting the lower back is also crucial in preventing and managing back pain.

Here we provide 4 phases of exercises that can be used to strengthen not only the abdominals, but also the legs, glutes (buttocks) and hip muscles, to help with low back pain

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Click the links below for downloadable PDF documents containing these exercise sheets (with clickable Youtube links).