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8. Dead-bug

  • A. Lie flat on the floor. Pull your knees/thighs up so they are 90º or less to your chest. Now co-contract (see Low back, 6. Co-contraction exercise)
  • B. Slowly, and with complete symmetry, lower the right leg and left arm down to one inch off the floor. Hold for 2 seconds. Raise arm and leg back with complete symmetry to the starting position.

Repeat 10 times each side daily. Each day increase by 1 repetition.

Remember! quality not quantity is best on this exercise. You may harm your back if you do not co-contract throughout the full range of the exercise.

All exercises and advice found on this web site are to be carried out only under the instruction of you chiropractor.

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