IPC Physical Therapy Center - Core exercise/Modified bridging


Core exercise

Modified bridging

   Purpose: trunk stabilization with gluteus max and quadriceps activation.


                               Mechanism: -Lying on your back and both knees bent

                                                     -Concentrate on maintaining the neutral spinal position while raising and lowering the pelvis (flexing and extending at the hips). (figure).                   

                                Progression: 1- alternate arm lifting

                              2-alternate straight leg raising combined with arm lifting


-Do not do the exercises unless advised by your doctor.

-Repetitions of each exercise depend on your tolerance and condition, usually between 30-50 times.

-If you feel any pain while doing the exercises stop and ask your doctor.


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