Chiropractic Exercises

 
Continue to lessen and prevent your pain with the simple exercises.
 

Abdominal contraction

  • Lie on your back with knees bent and hands resting below ribs.
  • Tighten abdominal muscles to squeeze ribs down toward back.
  • Be sure not to hold breath.
  • Hold 5 seconds.
  • Relax.
  • Repeat 10 times.
 
 
 
Abdominal Contraction —Chiropractic Exercises in Saraland, AL
 
 
 
 

Single Knee to Chest Stretch

  • Lie on your back with both knees bent.
  • Hold thigh behind knee and bring one knee up to chest.
  • Hold 20 seconds.
  • Relax.
  • Repeat 5 times on each side.
 
knee to chest stretch —Chiropractic Exercises in Saraland, AL
 
 
 

Hamstring Stretch

  • Lie on your back with legs bent.
  • Hold one thigh behind knee.
  • Slowly straighten knee until a stretch is felt in back of thigh.
  • Hold 20 seconds.
  • Relax.
  • Repeat 5 times on each side.
 
hamstring stretch —Chiropractic Exercises in Saraland, AL
 
 

Cat Back Stretch

  • Position yourself on the floor with your arms and thighs parallel.
  • Pull your stomach into your back, rounding your spine, lower back, shoulders and neck.
  • Let your head drop.
  • Hold for 15 seconds.
  • Repeat.
 
cat back stretch —Chiropractic Exercises in Saraland, AL
 
Doing these exercises is just the beginning of living your life free of pain. Contact our office to see what else chiropractic can do for you. 251-675-5407