Best Exercises for sciatica

How often should I do exercises for helping my back pain?

Try and perform these exercises every day. You should find your pain eases within 2 weeks and will normally pass in 4 - 6 weeks. However it's important you see a GP if your pain does not improve within a few years. 

Knee to chest stretch

On your back on the floor. Place a small, flat cushion or book under your head. Bend your knees and keep your feet straight and hip-width apart. Keep your upper body relaxed and your chin gently tucked in.

Bring your knees in towards your chest and hold it with both hands. Hold for 20 to 30 seconds with controlled relaxing deep breaths.

 

Leg Stretch 

On your back. Place a small, flat cushion under your head. Bend your knees and keep your feet straight and hip-width apart. 

Bend one knee up towards your chest. Hold the back of your upper leg with both hands, then slowly straighten the knee. Hold for 20 to 30 seconds, taking deep breaths. Bend the knee and return to the...

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