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We know that the best treatment for back pain is to stay active, but have you ever thought about trying yoga? The practice of yoga has been around for centuries, but has increased in popularity in recent years with classes available for all ages, genders, body types and fitness levels.
When it comes to back pain, yoga can be a great way to switch up your fitness routine and stay active. Whether you attend a class or do a few stretches in the comfort of your own home, yoga is an easy and gentle way to keep your body, muscles and back moving.
If you’re new to yoga, or perhaps just looking for some helpful stretches, we have put together a series of videos to help you get started. Partnering with Yoga Within, backactive.ca will be publishing two web videos highlighting some gentle stretches that may help to ease soft-tissue pain and strengthen your back.
Yoga is just one of many ways to keep active when experiencing back pain. It is advised to speak with your health care practitioner before starting any new fitness program or activity.Yoga and your back. part one:
Yoga and your back. part two: