There are many different factors that can contribute to why we develop low back pain – type of work (eg. Sedentary desk work, heavy manual labour or anything in between) , sport, activity levels, age.
Life can also be very busy and it can be hard to think about our bodies and do what is best for them everyday. It can be as simple as taking 5 minutes every morning to move your body.
David Wilson takes us through the best low back stretches to do each morning.
Here are a few simple tips to give you the best change to not develop lower back pain.
This could include: walking, stretching, gym-based exercises, bike riding, hydrotherapy. Finding what you enjoy and is right for your body is the best way to build a habit that helps keep your back strong and healthy.
This can be tough for some but – take a break!
Frequent rest from sustained postures or repetitive tasks can help keep your back happy.
Eating well/ maintaining healthy weight.