This is a follow up to the “Low back pain | A very common dysfunctional movement pattern shown in a single knee bend test” video. I had some questions on some what exercises I would prescribe to help improve lateral sling function. The imbalance left and right can cause back pain. Think of your spine as a tent, if there is more pull on one side, the tent won’t be very stable. Similarly, the spine is the same. If there is imbalance side to side, recurrent back pain may persist. Here is a sample 4-6 week progression plan for targeting gluteus medius strength and proprioception. Try building up to 3 sets of 10 repetitions.
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