2 Stretches to Relieve Back Pain

2 Stretches to Relieve Back Pain

Let’s face it, we all get lower back pain from time to time. Try these 3 easy stretches you can do anywhere, anytime, to help relieve your occasional back pain!

Cat/Cow yoga stretch

Kneel on the floor placing your hands shoulder length apart on the floor. Breath in arching your middle back upwards bringing your pelvis and shoulders towards eachother. Hold for a couple seconds then exhale arching your back in the other direction. Do this a 3 times each way.

Knee Twist

Lie on your back on the floor. Bring your right knee towards your torso. Grab right below the knee and gently pull your knee into your torso. Breath and hold for 5 seconds. Then as you lower your leg bring it over to the outside of your left leg. Gently push your right leg down with your left hand. Try to keep your lower back flat on the floor. Breath and hold for 5 seconds. Place your right leg back to where it started. Then repeat the sequence with your left leg.