Muscle can contract in three different ways: isometric, concentric and eccentric. In the last few years several studies found out that eccentric type of exercises for hamstrings are strengthening the muscle and reduce risk of injury in the footballer population. More info on eccentric and concentric exercise at: Eccentric Exercise Is Powerful but Can Be Painful · Frontiers for Young Minds (frontiersin.org) Thanks to Frontiers for Young Minds.
Movement is often used as therapy. A recent study demonstrated that moving your leg is beneficial for those types of low back pain with associated pain in the leg.
Effect of Neural Mobilization Exercises in Patients With Low Back-Related Leg Pain With Peripheral Nerve Sensitization: A Prospective, Controlled Trial - ScienceDirect
Strength-building exercises with weights, medicine balls, elastic bands, or even with just your own body weight have been shown to make muscles stronger and faster.
Effectiveness of exercise in office workers with neck pain: A systematic review and meta-analysis (nih.gov)
More than ever evidence arise on the importance of strengthening exercise for neck pain in the office workers population.
High intensity training is effective to improve chronic low back pain.
Low back pain and sciatica. National Institute for Health and Care Excellence NICE on 22 September 2020 updated guideline 59 Low back pain and sciatica in over 16s: assessment and management. Recommendation in non-invasive treatments highlight the importance of manual therapy (spinal manipulation, mobilisation and massage) with physical exercise and psychological support.
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