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back muscle strengthening
Marylyce posted:
I have been having a little more back pain lately from FM. This seems like a dumb question but has anyone ever tried strengthening your back muscles and having good results that keep the pain in your back at bay? I do back strengthening exercises but it doesn't seem like my back is much better. I was thinking about hiring a personal trainer at the gym to show me back muscle strengthening.
Caprice_WebMD_Staff responded:
I have found that doing core work can help with the back. Strengthening your stomach muscles can better support your back. I still have the usual FM pain but the back isn't quite as agonizing.
We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us. ~Joseph Campbell
xperky responded:
I had physical therapy for lower back pain. The exercises were for the core muscles. I started feeling better in a few days of doing the exercises! Very effective and easy, gentle moves. I did them in bed to have a softer surface than the floor.
With Compassion,

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