Aug 17, 2011
More than eighty percent of pregnant women report lower back pain. Exercise is an effective way to get relieve from lower back pain and take care of your fitness during pregnancy.
Walking and swimming are good exercises for relieving back pain during pregnancy. Both of them help to tone the abdominal muscles.
By kegel exercises, you can work to strengthen the muscles that support the growing abdominal and other organs. In this exercise you need to contract muscles between the area of vagina and anus. Hold on for 10 seconds and then release. This can be repeated for two to four times a day.
Another helpful exercise to relieve lower back pain during pregnancy are the pelvic tilts. Besides this it also help to increase hips's mobility. This exercise comprise of very subtle movements which are helpful in strengthening lower back muscle. It is consider being the best for those who are seeking back pain relief during pregnancy. It can be done either while standing or simply lying down.
Towards end of pregnancy hips joints get loosen thus contributing the back pain during pregnancy. Leg lifts helps to tone the thigh muscles.
This exercise requires you to twist lower back and spine muscles.
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