The pelvic tilt exercise helps the individual find and maintain their "neutral spine" - a position in which the back is stabilized and less prone to injury.
On back with knees bent and arms at side.
Tighten the abdominal muscles and slightly squeeze the buttocks in order to press the small of the lower back into the floor and tilt the pelvis into a "neutral" position. Hold this position for a count of ___ seconds. Be sure to continue breathing.
Repeat this sequence ___ times.
Perform ___ times per day.
Perform ___ days per week.
continue breathing during the exercise
keep low back pressed into floor throughout exercise
keep pelvis in the "neutral" position throughout exercise
CAUTION: If this or any other stretch/exercise causes pain, tingling, numbness or other abnormality, immediately discontinue and contact our office as soon as possible.
: The exercises/stretches contained within this website are solely for the use of existing, active patients of our clinic who have received a prescription for these exercises/stretches. Other individuals do not have our permission to perform the exercises/stretches contained within. Attempting to perform these exercises/stretches, unless explicitly prescribed by our office, could result in serious injury or a worsening of existing conditions.
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