Lower back pain is experienced by many people around the world. As a matter of fact around 80% of adults suffer from this pain at some point in life. It does not attack any specified group of people, both men and women equally suffer from it, and the pain intensity may vary from mild to severe.
There are many factors for the occurrence of lower back pain, yet the most common are: genetics, age, inadequate body posture, sedentary lifestyles, long sitting hours, unhealthy lifestyle habits, weight issue, physical inactivity, pregnancy, etc.
Chronic lower back pain can be relieved by the use of stretching routine and normal daily activities. This is the easiest way and the safest, and it will provide you with pain relief almost immediately.
- 1 belt (you can also use pants, or makeshift strap of scarf)
- 1 cushion (optional)
What is most important for this yoga stretch you do not need any previous yoga experience. All you have to do is to relax and follow the guidelines. Thanks to this stretch the persistent lower back pain will be alleviated and its further development prevented, moreover it will enhance lower back flexibility, support proper body posture, and strengthen the core muscles.
It would be ideal to do this stretch before bedtime. If you suffer from this type of pain try it now and you will feel instant relief.
Note: Do not perform this stretch if you suffer from herniated disk in the lower back.
Watch the video below, and see the instructions of Brett Larkin who will provide you with the necessary information how to perform this exercise: