Hello Peter, I am Dr. Arun and will be helping you today.Bikram yoga should not be done during the spinal decompression treatment session. Flexion regime of exercises can be performed during the decompression. Here is the link for it;http://orthoncforms.com/forms/physical_therapy/homeex/Lumbar_Flexion_Exercises.pdf Please feel free for your follow up questions.
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what else isn't supposed to be done?
What about walking, running, etc?Am I supposed to lay low for two months of treatment then?
Following measures would be helpful;
Back care in the activities of daily living, which is an integral component of the treatment of back problems.
a) Avoid activities which increases the pain.
b) Rest intermittently
c) Avoid bending at 90 degrees
d) Pushing and pulling should be avoided till pain subsides
f) Avoid prolonged sitting and standing
g) Avoid sitting or sleeping on floor
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