You mustn’t take your spine health for granted. This part of the body supports your weight, protects your spinal cord and nerves, holds you upright, and enables you to move. So, you need to start paying more attention to it.
The spinal cord enables proper functioning of the central nervous system, which controls the function of each of your cells, tissues, and organs.
In fact, having an optimal spine health means ending the problems with your back. In other words, you won’t have any back pain, which is one of the most common health problems today.
Risk Factors for Back Pain
The most common risk factors for back pain include:
- Sedentary lifestyle
- Sitting or standing for too long (such as working a desk job or a job that requires standing for long hours)
- Poor posture
- Excess weight
How to Relieve Your Back Pain Naturally
Even though the quickest solution is taking a pain-killer, it only provides temporary results. What’s more, you shouldn’t take pain-killers for too often as you may develop tolerance to them over time.
To avoid that, as well as relieve your back pain naturally and prevent further damage, follow the instructions in the video below.
You’ll see a yoga instructor giving you step-by-step instructions on how to perform a few exercises useful for treating your lower back pain and other pains in your back and spine. In fact, exercise is one of the best things you can do for your back and spine.
You’ll need about two minutes to do these exercises, but the results will impress you.
The exercises involve your hamstrings for which you’ll need a strap. But, you can also use a towel or a large cloth.
Also, make sure you breathe as explained. The yoga instructor says breathing correctly is crucial for getting the right effects from the exercise, including relaxing and releasing the tension in your body.
Here’s the video where you can see how to do these exercises to relieve your back pain. Also, remember to pay attention to the right breathing technique.