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Dips for lower back pain?

My friend has consulted spine surgeon for lower back pain. He has suggested to go through some tests such as x-ray, vitamin -d, b12 etc. He is taking vitamin supplements D, b12 because of deficiency . And taken physiotherapy for extension, back strenghing exercises, avoid flemion, erogonomics. Everyday he is doing physiotherapy exercises at home. Can we DO DIPS AND LIFT DUMBBELLS WHILE HAVING LOWER BACK PAIN. ??? Will it increase lower back pain???
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Dr. Vishwas Virmani Noida | Physiotherapist
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. Apply Hot Fomentation twice daily ..Avoid bending in front. Postural Correction- Sit Tall, Walk Tall.. .Extension Exercises x 15 times x twice daily – lying on tummy, take left arm up for 3 seconds, then bring it down, right arm up for 3 seconds, bring down. Bring right leg up, hold for 3 seconds, bring it down. Then right leg up and hold for 3 seconds and bring it down. Repeat twice a day- 10 times. Bhujang Asana ? Lie flat on your stomach, keeping the palms out, bend the neck backward, take a deep breath and while holding it for 6 seconds, raise the chest up. Release breath and relax your body. Repeat the exercise 15 times twice daily. Core Strengthening Exercises- Straight Leg Raised With Toes Turned Outward, repeat 10 times, twice a day.
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If ur friend is having low back pain he/ she shld focus on improving the core ms strength n back ms first ... Dips involve more of upper body workout n lifting dumbells nt advisable as bending activities shld b avoided till the back stabilizes..it can lead to increase in back pain
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Dr. Suhel A Khan Pune | Orthopedist
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Dips can be done, without troubling your back. But lifting dumbbells is not advisable. First, one should develop the core body strength, that is, back, abs, and legs, before trying to strengthen the upper body. Initially, try doing back strengthening ecercises in the gym, along with Vitamin and protein supplementation. After about 2 months, upper body exercises can be started
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Its better to avoid exercise involving the back when in acute pain. Exercises that don't involve the back can be done. Once the pain subsides and your friend is comfortable he/she must do core body stretching and strengthening exercises. This will prevent back pain from occurring again. Maintaining good posture and avoiding sudden bending forwards are also best avoided.
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