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Relieve Back Pain with These Simple Exercises

Are you tired of dealing with persistent back pain? Whether it’s due to long hours at your desk, heavy lifting, or just the wear and tear of daily life, back discomfort can be incredibly frustrating. But fear not!

Today, we’re sharing two effective exercises that can help alleviate that nagging ache and improve your overall well-being.

Give these a go, but if you'd like to dive a bit deeper, don't miss out on our upcoming free Back Pain Workshop on February 22nd at 5:30pm at Anytime Fitness Independence! Space is limited, so be sure to save your spot! 


Exercise 1: Banded Hip Forward Fold

Why It Works: The banded hip forward fold targets your hamstrings, those crucial muscles at the back of your thighs. When your hamstrings are tight, they can pull on your lower back, leading to discomfort. By stretching them out, you’ll relieve pressure on your back and promote better posture.

How to Do It:


Exercise 2: Sciatic Nerve Floss

Why It Works: The sciatic nerve runs from your lower back down through your legs. When it gets irritated or compressed, it can cause shooting pain. The sciatic nerve floss helps release tension along the nerve pathway, providing relief.

How to Do It:


Remember, consistency is key! Incorporate these exercises into your daily routine, and you’ll notice a difference in your back pain over time. As always, consult with a healthcare professional before starting any new exercise regimen, especially if you have existing back issues.

Free Back Pain Workshop

Don't miss out on our upcoming back pain workshop! We will dive into more causes of back pain and corresponding exercises to relieve that pain. All our workshops are an hour long, led by our head Performance Physical Therapist, Dalton Urrutia.


Disclaimer: This blog post provides general information and should not replace professional medical advice. Always consult with a healthcare provider before beginning any exercise program. 🌟