10 Yoga Exercises to Relieve Back Pain For A Better Living


Back pain is quite common these days, not just among the old people but also among the youth. In this competitive world wherein everyone’s slogging for a good 9 to 5 job, this sitting job is one of the reasons for various back pains, lower back pains being the most severe one. But for everyone’s relief, we have short-listed 10 efficient yoga exercises to relieve you from the back pain.

1.  Legs up the wall

Just stick your buttocks against the wall, at the same time stretching your legs upwards and hold the position. This not just relieves you from the lower back pain, but also is a stress-buster.

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2.  Bridge Pose

Lie flat on the floor and rise through your pelvis, maintaining the balance form the bridge.

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3. Downward Facing Dog

Get into the dog position then lift your knees upwards away from the floor, and your tail-bone facing the ceiling. Stretch and stay for a couple of minutes. Don’t forget to breathe.

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4. Reach out for the sky

Stand straight with firm parallel feet on the ground. Now take yours arms upwards and stretch as much as possible, upwards.  Make sure your back is straight.

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5. Flat-back Position

Stand in front of the wall, bend with a flat back with your palms touching the wall forming an L position.

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6. Stretch it

Lie down flat on a mat on the floor and stretch your body in opposite directions. With arms stretching towards the north, stretch your feet, pointed towards the downward direction.

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7. Child Pose

Sit on your knees and bend over completely, with your forehead touching the ground. Put your arms upwards, that is towards the north direction on a rest.

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8. Butterfly Pose

Sit and bend both the knees together in opposite directions, stretch more and lean forward holding your feet together.

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9. Lose yourself

Stand straight then bend forward  bending the knees slightly. Bend in a way that your face touches the knees and try to touch the floor with your palms.

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10. Cobra position

Lie down flat and gradually lift your head and chest with your palms on the ground. Stretch back with your legs and feet.

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