low back pain - rectus abdominis

Rectus Abdominis – The Six Pack Muscle

Chronic Low Back Pain – Rectus Abdominis can develop trigger points that cause severe back pain. It may surprise you that the quest for a flat stomach does not strengthen your core. In addition, it often generates trigger points in this muscle. In the upper segment of the rectus abdominis, they refer pain in a horizontal band in the mid-back region. Taking a deep breath can aggravate these trigger points.

When these trigger points occur in the lowest section of the muscle they refer pain in a similar horizontal band low in t