Exercises To Strengthen Spinal StabilityA good series of generalised exercises, targeted at improving your stability, helping you resist injury in the first place, and to recover more quickly should an injury occur.

Once again, this is all general advice, if you suffer pain with these, or have any other doubts, seek professional advice first.

We’ve split these into 3 categories:
A general routine of very gentle exercises, which takes approximately 5 minutes and is a useful starting point.
A series of exercises to strengthen muscles that are commonly found to be weak.
A series of exercises to stretch muscles that are commonly found to be too tight.

The best site we have found, which includes both written instructions and (usually) demonstration videos for all the exercises I wanted to include is sportsinjuryclinic. Elsewhere in the site you will be able to find further information on a whole range of problems, and treatment options.

 

General Flexibility:

 

Exercises To Help Prevent InjuryStretches To Help Prevent Injury

Strengthen: Stretch:
Wobble Board Hamstring
VMO Lunges Iliopsoas
Core 1 Piriformis
Core 2 Paraspinals
Wall Angels Pectorals
Shoulder Abductions Sternocleidomastoid

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