3 Of The Most Effective Lower Back Pain Stretches To Relieve Soreness And Tight Muscles

3 Of The Most Effective Lower Back Pain Stretches To Give You Relief Soreness And Ease Tight Muscles

Lower back pain is extremely common, however that doesn't mean you should just accept the pain because so many others do!

It is possible to lead a life free of back pain and get back outdoors; Rock climbing, canoeing, and hiking for example.

After three decades of dealing with patients suffering from lower back pain. You start to pick up on a few common denominators.

The main one being not taking stretching seriously.

See, I can see your eyes roll from here, but hold on.

By incorporating stretches into your morning routine or before a bike fide for example you can save yourself a lifetime of pain.

Continue reading for three of the most effective lower back stretches...

The Benefit Of Adding Stretches Into Your Routine

Before we get into the stretches, it is important that you understand the benefit of doing such.

Most importantly, it can improve flexibility and mobility, and help you better enjoy outdoor activities like hiking or skiing.

Stretching before any strenuous activity is key to warming up the muscles.

This helps to increase circulation in the body, which can reduce the strain on your back.

Many think that stretching only helps to improve flexibility in the muscles, but did you know it also strengthens them?

Incorporating stretching into your daily life is also a great way to practice mindfulness.

As you focus on each stretch, take time to be present and remain focused. This can help reduce stress levels while also providing an overall sense of wellbeing.

Overall, adding stretching into your daily life can make a huge difference in the way you feel mentally and physically.

1 - Cat/Cow Stretch

This stretch is particularly useful for strengthening and relieving lower back pain.

Start on all fours with your hands directly beneath your shoulders and knees directly below your hips.

On an inhale breath, arch your back and lift your chin to the sky, looking up.

On an exhale breath, round your spine toward the ceiling and lower your head.

Continue this movement for 1-2 minutes, breathing deeply and feeling the stretch in your lower back.

3 Most Effective Lower Back Stretches

2 - Child's Pose

This stretch is another effective way to relieve lower back pain after an activity.

Start in a kneeling position with your feet apart and your big toes touching.

Bend forward to rest your torso on your thighs, bringing your arms by your side and outstretched in front of you.

Stay in this position for 1-2 minutes, breathing deeply and feeling the stretch in your lower back.

3 - Standing Hamstring Stretch

This stretch is intended to increase flexibility and loosen up your lower back.

Stand straight up and place one foot on an elevated surface like a chair or step. Reach toward your toes, feeling the stretch in the back of your leg and lower back.

Hold this position for 20-30 seconds before releasing and repeating with the other leg.

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