Six stretches to ease your back pain

1) This yoga pose (Child’s Pose) for all levels stretches the muscles in the ankle, hips and back, while stabilising the spine. If you cannot place your forehead on the floor, use a pillow to prop your head. And if you’re having trouble getting your buttocks to reach your heels, place a rolled up blanket between your thighs and calves for support. — Photos: REVATHI MURUGAPPAN/The Star

Back pain is so common that almost three out of four adults would have experienced it at least once in their lives.

It can come on suddenly or gradually; the pain can be sharp, stabbing, dull or radiate down your leg.

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