Lower back pain can be caused by a variety of problems with any parts of the complex, interconnected network of spinal muscles, nerves, bones, discs or tendons in the lumban spine. Typical sources of lowback pain include the large nerve roots in the low back that go to the legs maybe irritated.
Nearly 80% of adult people experience lower back pain at some point in their life. Usually this pain occurs as a result of improper body posture, long hours of desk work and bad lifestyle habits. Among other factors that can cause lower back pain are weight gain, pregnancy, genetics, age and fitness level.
Stretching and normal daily activities are the best ways which can help to treat this condition.
Just follow the instructions below and you will manage to get rid of the lower back pain within a short period of time.
You will need:
1 belt (any belt, pants, makeshift strap of scarf will serve its purpose)
1 cushion (option prop)
Even though this stretch is rooted in yoga principles, you need no yoga experience in order to do this stretch. Just relax and follow the simple steps.
This stretch is particularly beneficial for people who constantly feel pain in their low back. It is recommended to perform this stretch before going to bed.
It will strengthen the core muscles that support the lower back, improve the lower back flexibility, promote proper posture and positioning, and prevent the development of the pain.
Note: If you have herniated disk in your lower back, it is recommended not to perform this stretch.
In the video below, the instructor Brett Larkin demonstrates how to do this stretch properly.