What is the McKenzie Method exercise?
The stages of McKenzie’s exercises are prone lying, prone lying while resting on elbows, prone push-ups, progressive extension using pillows and standing extension. Numerous variations of the McKenzie sequence exist which add or remove stages according to interpretation of the original sequence.
Do McKenzie exercises work?
The McKenzie Method was more effective at reducing pain and disability than “other” interventions, McKenzie Method was more effective at reducing disability but not pain when compared to exercise alone, McKenzie Method was not more effective than a combined exercise, manual therapy and education intervention.
What are 3 therapeutic exercises for the back?
- Back Rehab Exercises: Pelvic Lift. The multifidus muscle is one of the most important muscles to consider when treating back pain.
- Leg Slides.
- Hip Bridge.
- Upper-Body Lifts.
- Bend Over.
- Bird Dog.
- Partial Crunches.