Back Pain Relief Part 3: Low back stretches

According to the American Chiropractic Association, 31 million Americans are experiencing lower back pain at any given time. While there are many acute reasons for back pain, such as injuries and stress, sitting for long periods — like so many Americans do at office jobs — can exacerbate the problem. If you are one of […]

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Back Pain Relief, Part 2: Low Back Pain

This post is the second in a series on relieving back pain. To relieve low back pain, consider doing this strengthening and stretching exercise. Start on your hands and knees with a flat back. If this bothers your knees, you can put something under them for support, such as a folded blanket or mat.   […]

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Back Pain Relief, Part 1: Low Back Pain

This post is the first in a series of recommended stretches to relieve back pain. Many people who go to a chiropractor are looking for back pain relief. Having to manage chronic pain is not only stressful, it ultimately affects the rest of your life – everything begins to center around managing that pain. There […]

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Cat Cow Variation

This cat cow variation is a simple adaptation from the traditional cat cow yoga flow pose. It helps to loosen and realign the muscles around the spine. Start this cat cow variation on your hands and knees on a flat, supportive surface. Make sure your knees are directly below your hips and your wrists are […]

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How to Loosen Your Lower Back

If your lower back and sacrum get tight because you spend so much time sitting or standing, try this simple knee to chest exercise to help loosen your lower back muscles. Start by lying on the floor on a firm supportive surface with your knees bent and your feet flat on the floor. Lift your […]

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