Yoga Poses For Back Pain Relief Exercise

Yoga Poses for back pain Relief Exercise

Relief / September 23, 2017

Ask anyone what their biggest ailment is at the end of the day and you’ll more than likely hear them say “my back.” In fact, according to the American Chiropractic Association, back pain is the second most common reason for doctor visits. Half of all working Americans have back pain symptoms every year, and most of the causes aren’t from serious conditions (a.k.a, it’s likely from being hunched over your computer). It’s our lot in desk life, but thankfully there are ways to counteract those aches and tightness. (Try these 5 easy ways to beat back pain.)

Enter yoga—specifically, poses for your lower back—that will open up your hips and loosen your hamstrings for major relief to your spine. Exercise in general is a huge help to back maladies, according to a 2016 study in . So get cracking with these moves and heal the damage from the daily grind in no time. (See also: 10 Yoga Poses for a Strong Back)