Side glides are appropriate for low back pain and disc injuries that increases when sitting and for which relief is achieved by leaning away from the painful side as well as for those with a scoliosis diagnosis. See the specifics in the tabs below.
Appropriate for low back pain and disc injuries that increases in sitting and for which relief is achieve by leaning away from the painful side. One may note that they lean away from the pain cup side in a standing position.
How it works: Repetitively shifting the shoulders towards the side of pain allows the spine to develop a renewed tolerance to that direction thus reducing pain’
REPS: 5-15 repetitions every 1-4 hours
1: Pain that moves toward the spine is a good sign of success
2. Pain moving away from the spine, into the buttocks, or further down the leg is a poor symptom response. See your physician or physical therapist if you are experiencing this with exercise.
Appropriate for patients with a scoliosis diagnosis.
How it works: Stretching the opposite direction of the curvature will stretch the shortened muscles further promoting the scoliosis.helping to decrease muscle tone and pain caused by the scoliosis.
REPS: 2-3 times a day with 2-3 20-30 second stretches
Extreme pain muscle pain 1-2 hours later, and symptoms moving into buttocks or down into the lower leg
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