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Yoga Sequences for the Back

Got Back Pain? These Tips Will Help You Twist Your Way to Relief

Tiffany Cruikshank walks you through a series of gentle twists that will make your back pain melt away.

Twists get a bad rap when it comes to back pain. While caution should always be used if you have chronic pain, many twisting yoga poses help relieve back pain—when done properly. That’s because the discs of the spine need to imbibe, or absorb spinal fluid, to receive nutrients and develop separation from the other disks for better range of motion, and light twists can assist in that process.

What to learn more about how twists can relieve back pain? Check out Tiffany Cruikshank’s full story