Lower Back Pain Remedy

Lower Back Pain

Have you ever had trouble getting out of bed? Feel like an old man trying to bend down to pick up something? Have to stand a certain way to avoid Back Pain?

I think many of us relate to this, be it chronic back pain, a lingering discomfort, or pain that comes and goes as it pleases.

Let me share a technique that is sure to give you some relief as we move through our 3 part series on healing our spine. 

Arrowhead Pose

While doing Arrowhead Pose there are several things you need to do internally:

  • Shift weight to the inside edges of feet
  • Tuck the tail bone in
  • Pull the shoulders down the back
  • Reach up with finger tips
  • Breathe from base of spine to the crown of head

Let’s take it step by step:

  1. Start with all ten toes facing forward, feet hip width apart
  2. Cross arms, flip thumbs down, and press palms together.
  3. Raise arms overhead, tuck the tail bone in.
  4. Pull the shoulders blades down the back.
  5. Close your eyes and take deep breaths.

 

Here are some pictures to help:

Step 2 Cross Arms

Step 3 Tuck the Tail Bone

Step 4 Pull Shoulder Blades Down 

In order for this pose to work, you have to simultaneously 

  • Shift weight to the inside edges of feet
  • Tuck the tail bone in
  • Pull the shoulders down the back
  • Reach up with finger tips
  • Breathe from base of spine to the crown of head

When you feel tired, try to take a few more rounds of breath. 

Think about creating space in between each vertebra as you breathe.

Arrowhead Pose is guaranteed to give you back pain relief so long as you:

  • Shift weight to the inside edges of feet
  • Tuck the tail bone in
  • Pull the shoulders down the back
  • Reach up with finger tips
  • Breathe from base of spine to the crown of head

You have to keep this in mind as you breathe and continue to adjust your body.

I will that you benefit form this pose and get relief from your back pain.

Bonus

In this video I demonstrate another exercise that you can do each day to help prevent this pain from resurfacing. 

 


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