What is Core strengthening exercises?

Category: Exercises


Core exercises strengthen the core muscles, including abs, back and pelvis. Strong core muscles make it easier to do most physical activities.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Improve flexibility/strength 2 0
Fibromyalgia 1 1
General health 1 0
Numbness 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Core strengthening exercises

Side effect Patients Percentage

Why patients stopped taking Core strengthening exercises

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Expense 1
See 1 patient who's stopped doing Core strengthening exercises


Stopped doing Core strengthening exercises

Duration Patients Percentage
6 months - 1 year 1
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 0
Usually 0
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 0
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