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Core stabilization (core stability or core strength) means using the muscles of the trunk to support the spine and body during activity. The trunk muscles include those in the abdomen and back, around the neck and shoulder blades, and around the pelvis, hips, groin, and buttocks.
Core stabilization helps improve posture, balance, strength, and coordinated movement. And it helps protect the body from injury.
Current as of: January 16, 2020
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine & Joan Rigg PT, OCS - Physical Therapy
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