44651 Village Court Suite 120 Palm Desert, CA 92260

Serving the Coachella Valley and cities of Palm Desert, Rancho Mirage, Cathedral City, Palm Springs, Indian Wells, La Quinta, Bermuda Dunes, and Indio.

Dynamic Physical Therapy : an outpatient orthopedic physical therapy clinic.

By Dr. Melissa Flores PT, DPT

Core stabilization is defined as the ability to maintain control of the spine and pelvis during movement without compensations. There are several muscle groups involved in core stabilization including the abdominals, glutes, and back muscles. Several studies have shown that low back pain or back injuries can cause changes in the activation of the core musculature.

There are several benefits of learning core stabilization including:

  • Minimizing risk of injury
  • Reducing pain
  • Improving function and strength
  • ​Improving posture and mobility

In physical therapy the patient will be taught to properly activate these groups and instructed in how to use these groups together to stabilize the spine and pelvis during functional movements specific to their goals.


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