Exercises for upper back pain


www.bodygeometry.net Relief from upper and lower back pain – find out what’s the root of your problem! I give some theory with a simple exercise you can do often to get some relief right away. For more info and videos, visit my site.

Expand the description and view the text of the steps for this how-to video. Check out Howcast for other do-it-yourself videos from chriscomfort and more videos in the Back Pain category. You can contribute too! Create your own DIY guide at www.howcast.com or produce your own Howcast spots with the Howcast Filmmakers Program at www.howcast.com If you work at a desk all day, you probably have poor posture… and if you have poor posture, you probably have upper back pain. This stretch can work out the kinks—just don’t hold back. To complete this How-To you will need: Comfortable clothes A large towel 2 large rubber bands A floor A 3- to 5-inch-diameter foam roller Step 1: Roll towel Fold the large towel in half lengthwise and roll it very tightly, creating a cylinder that’s 3-5 inches in diameter. Tip: Replace the rolled towel with a foam roller, a common and inexpensive physical therapy tool. Step 2: Place rubber band Place one rubber band around the rolled towel near each end to keep it tightly rolled. Step 3: Place on floor Place the rolled towel on the floor where you will lie so that it will be perpendicular to your body. Step 4: Lie on floor Lie on your back on the floor so the rolled towel is at the base of your shoulder blades. Your knees should be bent and your feet flat on the floor. Step 5: Cradle head Cradle your head by cupping the upper part of the back of your head in your interlaced fingers. Bring your elbows toward each other so that your arms are along
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