8. Decompress

Why You Need Spinal Decompression Exercises

It has been reported that a great many people will use pain medication to reduce tightness from stress symptoms. Anyone suffering from a spinal tightness of tension may be helped by decompression treatments. The following exercises help to stretch the spine to reduce back and leg pain. It’s a non-surgical form of therapy that can improve your mobility. As well as the decompression suggested in the video you might want to try the spinal decompression exercises below to relieve tension and/or pain

1. Child’s Pose

Child’s pose is a common yoga resting position that helps to elongate your spine. The resting pose requires you to get onto your knees. Then, press your lower back towards your feet whilst stretching your arms forward. This decompression exercise is an effective way to stretch the spine. It will also help to disperse any pressure on your discs.

2. Knees to Chest

One of the best decompression workouts to perform in the home is the knee to chest exercise. All you have to do is lay on your back and curl your knees to your chest. You must also wrap an arm around your knees. The exercise helps to elongate the spine on the floor, so the floor can massage your back. You could even rock back and forth to stretch your back even more, which can target various areas of the body.

3. Cat Stretch

The cat stretch probably looks exactly how you would expect it to. You have to get onto your hands and knees like a cat. You must then arch your spine whilst bringing up your hips and neck. Raise your lower back and ensure you tighten your abdominal muscles. Hold the pose for 15 to 20 seconds before relaxing your abdominal and lowering your back.