30 Nov '13, 4pm

3 stretches to beat back pain without getting out of your chair! via @Gaiam #yogaforbackpain #yogahe…

This is a decent general article although these stretches may not be appropriate for back pain depending on the cause. Also, sitting in an unsupported position activates the iliopsoas muscle which runs from the thigh bone and attaches to the lower lumbar vertebrae and disks. Continual activation of this muscle can result in back pain. Additionally as a result of not using the back of a chair, muscle creep results in gradual over-lengthening of back muscles and ligaments which can lead to back pain.

Full article: http://life.gaiam.com/article/3-stretches-unkink-your-bac...

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