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5 stretches to ease back pain


StretchBy Denise Austin for Prevention.com

 

 

I want nothing to stand in the way of your getting plenty of exercise, so I’m going to give you five great-feeling stretches that can help relax your back, neck, and shoulders. Back strain is one of the most common forms of pain in America. These aren’t just harmless little aches, either. The pain can lead to inactivity, weight gain, depression, and sleep loss, all of which could diminish your quality of life.

So try these moves to loosen up a little. All it takes is a few minutes in the morning or right before bed, several times a week.

Keep reading for five easy stretches to diminish aches and pains in your back…

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