The Four Easiest Exercises For Back Pain Relief
1. Downward Facing Dog Pose
A basic yet challenging yoga pose that stretches and lengthens the spine, develops shoulder muscles and can address postural conditions such as kyphosis.
2. Standing Forward Bend
Forward bends will stretch your hamstring muscles, located on the back of your thigh. If you have flat low back posture, this stretch may help prevent it from getting worse, or even to reverse the condition.
3. Child’s Pose
The child’s pose stretches the muscles of the low back, as well as the inner thighs. It promotes flexibility, stress relief and helps circulation to the muscles, joints and disks of the back.
4. Cobra Pose
While the cobra pose is a pose that many people readily associate with yoga, its not safe for all types of back problems. People with facet joint problems should approach cobra pose cautiously, if at all.
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This is a helpful Qi Gong set from the Tai Chi Chuan tradition and is designed to help invigorate the channels and lubricate the joints. Whether you are new to Tai Chior have an existing practice, this set is particularly helpful.