Don’t Rest An Achy Back

Counter Stretch ~ Ardha Uttanasana

I love this from WebMD’s Slide Show “14 Ways To Relieve Back Pain”

…. Try Yoga! Yes! What a great idea! 😉

“Don’t Rest an Achy Back Doctors used to prescribe bed rest for back pain. But now we know that lying still is one of the worst things you can do. It can make back pain worse and lead to other complications. Don’t rest for more than a day or two. It’s important to get up and slowly start moving again. Exercise has been found to be one of the most effective ways to relieve back pain quickly. Try swimming, walking, or yoga.” (slide 7)