LSPM13 Pelvic Tilt Stretching and Strengthening Exercise

Function:

To increase stability and protect the joints of the in the lower back by strengthening the chains of deep abdominal and hip muscles.

Method:

Starting Position:

Lie on your back with hips and knees bent and feet comfortably apart. Arms should be under your head or by your sides.

Action:

Whilst breathing out contract your abdominal/core muscles and attempt to push your low back into the floor by tilting your pelvis upwards/backwards. Hold for 5 seconds before relaxing.

Notes:

It is important to perfect the movement of the pelvis, do not lift the buttocks away from the floor.