5 Healthy Back Hacks

Relieve pain and support your back with these simple strategies.

5 Healthy Back Hacks

In a recent study, approximately one-fourth of all Americans reported having lower back pain at least once within the last three months. The sooner you pay attention to the state of your back, the more you can do to lessen or ward off back, neck, or shoulder pain. To get you back on your feet, chiropractor Dr. Steven Shoshany shared the easy ways you can protect your back before it’s too late.

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Warm Up

Warming up before you exercise will help lubricate your joints and protect your back. Not sure where to start? Try this quick three-minute warm-up that includes lunges and dynamic stretching. If you’re a complete beginner or need guidance, don’t hesitate to reach out to a qualified fitness trainer, and if warming up hurts in any way, talk to your doctor about your symptoms before beginning or continuing with your fitness regimen.

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