Four out of five people will experience lower back pain at some point in their lives. It is the second most common complaint, after headaches, that doctors hear. Here is advice from a back pain specialist—and sufferer.
The ancient practice of yoga is good for the mind and spirit. It’s also good for the body—and, for the back in particular, according to two recent studies, among the largest controlled trials on yoga ever done.
Good posture improves your appearance and helps you project self-confidence and self-assurance. It is worth achieving just for the aches and pains it may prevent. Unfortunately, for many of us, good posture does not come naturally.