Stretching to Relieve Back Pain

My husband is having a lot of back pain and using his Tens machine every to help get relief. I suggested some stretching and Googled (as always) and obtained the lists below. How I selected these above all the others is because I’m familiar with these poses from yoga and know they’ve helped me and I trust these particular websites. I’ve linked the titles of the articles to their respective websites, where the full text and instructions are.

7 Lower Back Stretches to Reduce Pain and Build Strength

  1. Child’s Pose
  2. Knee-to-chest stretch
  3. Piriformis stretch
  4. Seated spinal twist
  5. Pelvic tilt
  6. Cat-cow stretch
  7. Sphinx stretch

Stretching for Back Pain Relief
(6 stretches for back pain relief, pdf downloaded)

10 Best Stretches to Ease Your Lower Back Pain, According to Trainers

  1. Child’s Pose
  2. Cat/Cow Stretch
  3. Supine Twist
  4. Knee-to-Chest Stretch
  5. The Pelvic Tilt
  6. Supine Figure 4 Stretch
  7. Reclining Hand-to-Big Toe Stretch (Supta padangusthasana)
  8. Cow-Face Pose (Gomukhasana)
  9. Bridge Pose
  10. Forearm Plank

Source for the above stretching exercises (already linked above) also listed below

www . healthline . com
www . spine-health . com
www . prevention . com

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