9 Simple Moves for Low Back Pain

Musings of PuppyDoc

By Phoebe Chi, MD

Our back.That complex arrangementof overlapping muscles, tendons, and ligaments all surrounding an adjoinedcolumnof bones encasing a half-meter-long bundleof delicate nerves that serves as the essential link between thebrain and the rest of the body. Add to this the constant twisting, bending, and other stresses wreaked on this crucial structure, and it is no surprise why back pain is one of the most common medical problem plaguing adults, withover 80% having experienced it at least once in their life…with many enduring it on a chronic basis.

Fortunately, for many people, there are things that can be done to reduce low back pain and to prevent it from reoccurring in the future. This article will focus on one of the most effective ways—physicalconditioning of the back—by guiding you through nine easy, low-impact moves to improve strength and flexibility.

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