Rehabilitation, or physical therapy and exercise following any type of spine surgery is important to help the back. One-on-One Training after Spine Surgery.
Four point stabilization exercises are often recommended. The patient kneels on the ground and raises one arm and extends the opposite leg behind him/her. This exercise helps to strengthen the large back muscles (erector spinae) and also helps educate the back muscles to keep the back in a stable comfortable position.
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 your breath. Hold 5 seconds. Relax. Repeat 10 times.
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Do not arch your lower back. Repeat this exercise about five to 10 times, two times each day. Level 2 â€” These slightly advanced exercises are for patients in their fourth or fifth week of recovery. Bridging is an important Level 2 exercise because it strengthens your lower back and hips after a stabilization procedure.