Back pain treatment: Five best yoga poses to instantly relieve back pain

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BACK PAIN is the largest single cause of disability in the UK, but what if we told you that yoga could help to relieve this pain? Here are five poses to try.
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Back pain impacts one in six people in England, but only about 20 percent of these people will consult their GP. The pain is so disabling that it can stop people from living their lives how they want to, and back pain accounts for 40 percent of sickness absence in the NHS alone, costing the UK economy £10 billion a year. Staying active is one of the most important things you can do to treat back pain, and this can include simple back exercises and stretches. Express.co.uk chatted to yoga teacher and owner of FLEX Chelsea, Chatty Dobson, to find out the best five yoga poses to instantly relieve your back pain.

Bed rest was prescribed to those with back pain for many years, but now it is known that a better option is to keep active through exercise and stretching, You don't need to join a gym or spend hundreds on a personal trainer, there are plenty of moves you can try at home that should ease the pain. Research shows time and time again that yoga is an effective treatment for chronic back pain, so why not give it a go? Express.co.uk spoke to yoga teacher Chatty Dobson to find out the best yoga poses for back pain. READ MORE- Martin Roberts on debilitating illness that struck him in July

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