How to Modify the Back Squat for Lower Back Pain

by Daniel Bonilla, MS, ATC and Guillermo Escalante, DSC, MBA, ATC, CSCS
Personal Training Quarterly December 2022
Vol 9, Issue 3


This article seeks to provide personal trainers with eight brief modifications that clients can benefit from if they suffer from both acute and chronic lower back pain (LBP).

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