Seventy to 85 percent of people will experience back pain at some time in their life. Learn simple tips to beat backaches.
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Simple Tips to Beat Back Pain Dr. Travis Stork: B is for back pain. 75% of you will experience back pain in your life time. Clap if you ever have back pain. So let me show you some tips on how to avoid it but first of all, always lift with your legs. Don’t bend with your back. You want to have a nice strong core doing sit-up back exercise but here’s a simple thing you can do at home. Take your -- just relax. So we spend all day at our desk, so use your cradle to the phone, just relax, put your chin a little bit and squeeze your scapula together. Hold it for 10 seconds. Dr. Lisa Masterson: You shouldn’t just lean your back. I think it might help with the bust too. That’s B. That’s B. Dr. Travis Stork: B is for back in my book and for her, its bust. Dr. Lisa Masterson: Bust, there you go. Dr. Travis Stork: So you can hold it for 10 seconds, it’s a great exercise to keep your back. It keeps you standing tall. Dr. Drew Ordon: Alright. Dr. Travis Stork: Here he comes. Dr. Drew Ordon: Well you’ve all seen the bouncing balls that we used in the gym to help us with our posture. Well this one actually comes with wheels. So you can have this in the office, do it at home, do it when you’re working, but I can feel. It makes me sit up straight, shoulders back. I can feel the core working. Dr. Travis Stork: So B is for back, busted, ball. It makes you engage with those core muscles, which keeps your back nice and strong. Dr. Drew Ordon: I’m going to do the rest of the show back here. Dr. Lisa Masterson: There you go. Dr. Travis Stork: Alright, we’ll talk to you in a minute.