The human back is composed of a complex structure of muscles, ligaments, tendons, disks and bones – the segments of our spine are cushioned with cartilage-like pads called disks. Problems with any of these components can lead to back pain.
Common reasons for back pain can be:
- Strain: Strained muscles, strained ligaments, a muscle spasm: These strains can be due to one of these reasons -Lifting something improperly, Lifting something that is too heavy, The result of an abrupt and awkward movement.
- Structural: Osteoporosis, arthritis, sciatica, bulging disk, ruptured disk, abnormal spinal curvature.
- Everyday activities like: Bending, pushing, pulling, lifting, carrying something, standing and sitting, twisting, sneezing, muscle tension, bending for longer period, over stretching, straining of neck, continuous driving without break or computer work.
Yoga helps in most cases to ease the back pain.
Doing these poses with breathing exercises, regularly helps to reduce the back pain.
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