Tuesday, March 25, 2008

(Post # 80) Common Mistake # 2

This is a very popular exercise that is often recommended for people with back pain. What most people do not know is that there is plenty of evidence against it. It makes backs more unstable by stretching the spinal ligaments and disc displacements protrude farther into the spinal canal by squeezing the front of the disc therefore pushing the nucleus backward where the spinal cord and nerve roots are.