Lumber stabilization is an advanced form of exercise and physical therapy designed to improve spinal function, reduce pain and other symptoms, strengthen your core, and protect against future spine injuries. These exercises teach you how to keep your spine in a neutral position, and by being more aware of how your spine works and achieving correct positioning, you can avoid recurring spine problems.
When you schedule your appointment at The Spine Center by calling 1.866.MY.SPINE (697-7463) or CLICKING HERE, Dr. Siddiqui will be able to exam you closely to determine if you’re a good candidate for lumbar stabilization physical therapy. If you are, he can provide you with the referral you need to get into physical therapy.
What to Expect with Lumbar Stabilization
With the lumbar stabilization program, you’ll learn how to strengthen your core and improve your flexibility in a pain-free range. It’s not just about exercising; it’s about making you more aware of your movements so you can stay safe on a daily basis.
When it comes to the exercises, the workout you’ll be performing depends on the type of injury you have, the extent of the injury, and other factors. Your physical therapist will consult with Dr. Siddiqui at The Spine Center to develop a therapy plan customized to fit your needs.
Common Questions about Lumbar Stabilization
To better understand this method of physical therapy, you should browse through these frequently asked questions about lumbar stabilization.
- Do I need a doctor’s recommendation for lumbar stabilization? Yes. Dr. Siddiqui can examine you to determine if you’re a good candidate for this exercise program. If you are a candidate, he can provide a referral slip for your physical therapist.
- How often will I do these exercises? This depends upon your condition, but the typical patient goes to physical therapy a few times each week. You’ll be trained on how to maintain these techniques while on your own.
- What are the benefits of lumbar stabilization? This treatment can help you reduce your pain, strengthen your body, gain control over your movements during daily activity, heal soft tissue injuries, and prevent future injury.