Most cases of low back pain are the result of overload to the region over time. Due to our sedentary lifestyles we tend to create a “hinge” in the low back when bending over at the waist.  This hinge over time can create tissue overload and result in injuries such as disc herniations and mechanical low back pain.  Here is an example of a low back pain exercise we give our patients in order to teach them how to more effectively move and how to “spare” the tissues of the low back. Check it out!