Back Pain Relief With Yoga

November 20th, 2012 Posted in Exercises

  Specialized Yoga classes conducted in groups may prove to be a cost effective way for back pain relief with Yoga. While those with healthy lower backs could find a 12-week group Yoga intervention program both cost effective and rewarding according to this article. Those practicing Yoga for prevention of back pain were found to be more regularly at work than those not participating.     Back Pain Relief With Yoga   Specialized group yoga classes could provide a cost-effective way of treating patients with chronic or recurrent low back pain, according to the UK’s largest ever study of the benefits of yoga.   Led by the University of York, and funded by Arthritis Research UK, the study provides an evaluation of a specially-developed 12-week group yoga intervention program compared   Read more…


Best Exercises For Lower Back Pain Relief

November 17th, 2012 Posted in Exercises

  For those having stiffness, soreness, and minor lower back pain, they should not ignore the symptoms as it may lead to chronic lower back pain. Consulting a doctor and taking to exercises are important to keep yourself healthy and fit. Best exercises for lower back pain relief are discussed in this article.   You can do various positions such as the Bird Dog, Cross Knee Bridge, the Side Plank, and the Single Leg, which all sound very confusing. These exercises concentrate on aligning the spine in the proper position, tightening the abdominal and pelvic muscles.  You should always consult a physician before undertaking any form of exercise to ensure that you are able to carry them out without causing yourself any injury. While doing these exercises, it is important   Read more…


Yoga For Lower Back Pain Relief

November 15th, 2012 Posted in Exercises

  Yoga has been advocated in the following article as being the best activity for preventing lower back pain. ‘Rag doll’ and ‘down dog’ are two of the best yoga exercises that can lengthen the spine, the back of the neck, and lower portion of the legs. The pigeon pose is also effective for relaxing the back muscles. Yoga also lowers blood pressure. Meditation allows you to know the status of your mind and body, especially the posture of our back. Yoga for lower back pain relief is recommended to be one of the best alternative therapies for lower back pain relief.     Yoga For Lower Back Pain Relief Northeastern Junior College and the Logan County Chamber of Commerce wrapped up their 2011-2012 Ladies Lunch Out series Thursday, with   Read more…


Lose Weight And Exercise For Back Pain

October 25th, 2012 Posted in Exercises

  Self-discipline can help anyone to lose weight and to prevent the risks of back pain. By sacrificing a few moments of pleasure, one can find adequate reward in being healthy and not overweight to protect the spine from carrying excess weight and becoming injured. Most cases of chronic back pain is a result of being overweight; hence, the motto should be to lose weight and exercise for back pain.   The spinal cord is unable to withstand too much weight and as a result, ligament strain causes the body to become out of shape and leads to the spinal disc becoming damaged. Losing weight through a scientific process is to have less calories by staying away from junk food and taking essential food groups to keep the body healthy.   Read more…


Lower Back Pain Relief During Pregnancy

October 23rd, 2012 Posted in Exercises

  Causes for back pain during pregnancy are the result of poor posture, especially walking with high-heeled shoes. Walking in a different way causes the ligaments and muscles to relax, causing back pain, which increases during pregnancy due to an increase in body weight. One of the simplest ways to get lower back pain relief during pregnancy is by wearing flat or low heel shoes. One should not carry heavy bags either. Other preventive measures are explored in this article, which include maintaining a comfortable posture at rest as well as when walking.     Lower Back Pain Relief During Pregnancy Back pain is one of the most common complaints in pregnancy. About 70 per cent of expectant mothers experience some degree of it.   The increase in weight can   Read more…


Exercise Regularly For Back Pain Relief

October 11th, 2012 Posted in Exercises

  Physical changes in our body take place because of metabolism and level of activity through which we lose weight from our bone mass. It has been diagnosed that together with a decrease in mass weight of the bones, muscle mass also decreases due to the muscles being replaced by fat, which gives the body a flabby appearance while gaining weight. This is due to lack of regular exercise and weight training. Low impact exercise and weight training programs can be helpful in maintaining the muscle mass and body shape as well as protect the body from injuries by the time you get into your late 70s.   The recommendation by doctors to exercise regularly for back pain relief also helps to prevent heart disease, hypertension, diabetes, colon cancer and   Read more…


Back Pain Relief Stretches

September 21st, 2012 Posted in Exercises

  If the soft tissues in your body can be made to stretch slowly and regularly, it can benefit not only those suffering from back pain, but everyone. The soft tissues at the back of your body include the ligaments, tendons and muscles. The tissues in legs and around the spine can be made to stretch in order to stay fit.   All the muscles and tissues connected to the spinal cord are designed in such a way that they all are capable of movement. When for some reason, movement in tissues, muscles and tendons is restricted, pain in the back can start to worsen. Once the movement is restricted, it will take a long period of time to make it mobile again and this is possible only with exercises   Read more…


Yoga For Back Pain Relief

September 16th, 2012 Posted in Exercises

  Today’s modern lifestyle we are living is very bad for the back. Most of us have to drive long distances frequently and sit in front of the computer for hours and sometimes days at a time. These habits can cause weight gain and as people gain weight they often change their posture to accompany the extra weight. Incorrect posture can cause back pain and can make people more likely to suffer from it. So as we cannot change these habits, it is better to find methods which prevent pain from occurring.       Taking some pain killing pills may give you relief temporarily but it does not solve the root cause of the pain. It will keep coming back as soon as the effect of the medicine wears   Read more…


Stretches For Lower Back Pain

September 14th, 2012 Posted in Exercises

  There are many causes of back pain. However, it results mostly when there is imbalance in your back muscles. It also results from the modern lifestyle of sitting around a lot and driving long distances. This kind of lifestyle can lead to weight gain which in turn can lead to bad posture as your body has to shift in order to counteract the extra weight. Incorrect posture can lead to pain in the back.     Here is a wonderfully informative video from fitness expert and college basketball coach Scott Thom. He demonstrates his top 5 back stretches of all time.       If you are involved in sports then it may be that you are working with certain parts of your body and neglecting your back. In   Read more…


Lower Back Pain Relief Stretches

September 9th, 2012 Posted in Exercises

  A person suffering from back pain may spend a lot of money on its treatment, trying to get some relief from the pain. They may have sought advice from a doctor and the pain might have been relieved for a short while. Then, for no reason, it may have relapsed. Then the patient might have tried a different form of treatment available from chiropractors. This may not have worked either. Then they may have tried to go to a physiotherapist for some relief. However, the same pain still comes back again and again. This may have happened to you. When you have tried everything available but still the pain keeps returning, it is a good idea to get more educated about the ailment and try to improve things yourself   Read more…