By strengthening and stretching the muscles of your back, stomach, core, and thighs, you can help reduce or prevent problems with back pain. Below are exercises specifically directed toward strengthening the above listed muscles. Remember, however, to discuss any exercise program with your physician before starting it.
1)Stand upright with your back against a wall and feet shoulder width apart
2)Slowly bend your knees, sliding your back down the wall, for a count of five until your knees are bent at a 45 degree angle. (do not bend too much further than this as it will cause increased strain on your knees)
3)Hold this position for 5 seconds
4)Begin straightening your knees for a count of five, sliding up the wall until you are fully upright with knees straight
5)Repeat the above steps five more times
6)Do three times per day