Back Stretches

Shoulder Rolls | Super Simple Shoulder Stretches

Stretching regularly doesn’t need to be difficult or even require time set aside each day. We’ve detailed here a super simple shoulder rolls stretch which can be done throughout the day, even sitting in your chair if need be…

Upper Back Stretch

Pain in the mid to upper back can be caused by a multitude of reasons; desk work; poor posture; exercise; injury and more besides. Your remedial massage therapist will be able to provide massage to the problem areas and help to discover the cause.

Side Bend Stretch | Back Stretches

The side bend stretch is a great stretch for the whole side of the body including the arm, shoulder, back and the side of the hip.

Pilates Roll Down | Back Stretch For Extensor Muscle Group

This is a great stretch to do several times a day to relieve tightness in the back at any level of the spine and to bring an awareness of posture, balance and core control.

Cat Cow Stretch | Great For Relieving Back And Shoulder Tension

The cat cow stretch is a slow gentle movement through 2 poses that helps with flexibility in the back, neck and shoulders.

Back StretchesSitting at a desk every day can cause many symptoms and issues with your body, especially considering many of us don’t have the best posture to begin with. This is why stretches are so important!

Why Is Stretching Important?

Leaning forward and rounding the shoulders can cause pain, headaches, tension, and tightness in your back, neck, and shoulders.

Recent studies have shown that regular stretching helps relieve neck and shoulder pain and can also increases productivity. Stretching not only reduces pain and tension, but can also give you eyes a break and rest and your entire body.

The above stretches are our selection of stretches for office workers. We recommend adding a group of stretches to you daily maintenance regime

Our back is the area between our neck and hips on the posterior of our body. Our spine runs the length of the back and creates the indentation running through the back. The main group of muscle in the back associated with movement are trapezius, latissimus dorsi, rhomboid major, rhomboid minor, levator scapulae and the erector spinae muscles

Back pain is a common medical condition, generally benign in origin.

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