By Dr Tony Setiobudi BMedSci, MBBS, MRCS, MMed (Ortho), FRCS (Ortho)
Core muscles stabilises the spine. People with weak core muscles have more chance to develop back pain. The degenerative process can occur at a faster rate. Thus, it is important to have strong core muscles to support the spine.
There are a few exercises that can strengthen the core muscles. It can be done routinely at home. you can follow the video below. It is a the step-by-step guide on the exercises for your core muscles.
Dr Tony Setiobudi is an Orthopaedic & Spine Surgeon at Mount Elizabeth Hospital (Orchard), Singapore. He treats bone, joint, muscle and ligament problems in adults and children. He has a special interest in nerve compression and spine problems such as back & neck pain, scoliosis, kyphosis, spine tumor & infection, spinal cord injury, osteoporosis fracture, spinal stenosis and slipped disc.