• Adam Whatley

Spinal Rehabilitation and Core Stability Priiciples

The aim of core stability training is to effectively recruit the truck muscles and actively control the position of the lumbar spine in neutral and during dynamic movements

The Basics

Core stability training begins with learning to co-contract the deep inter core muscles to provide support, this can be effectively achieved during abdominal bracing exercises. Further information on this exercise will be found at Dynamic Osteopaths. Following exercise is lying leg lift stabilisation.

Progression You should only move onto the next exercises once the basics exercises are completed. This would involve keeping a neutral stable lumbar spine with flat abdomen. These progression exercises can be done in steps and can be found at Dynamic Osteopaths.

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