- Get down on your hands and knees on the floor.
- Relax your head and allow it to droop.
- Return to the starting position with a flat back while you are on your hands and knees.
- Let your back sway by pressing your stomach toward the floor.
- Hold this position for 15 to 30 seconds.
- Repeat 2 to 4 times.
How do I get rid of arthritis in my lower back?
- Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and corticosteroids (pills or injections) to reduce pain and swelling.
- Other medications targeting specific symptoms or triggers of inflammatory arthritis.
- Physical therapy to improve back muscle strength and range of motion in the spine.
Does exercise help arthritis in lower back?
People with lower back arthritis often find relief with exercises that stretch and strengthen the muscles around the joints, such as side stretches and knee rolls. These exercises may help reduce pain, improve range of motion, and increase back stability.
What exercises are good for arthritis in the spine?
Low impact aerobic exercise.
Popular activities that do not place undue stress on the spine include walking, stationary cycling, and exercising in the water (e.g. water therapy or pool therapy).