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Six exercises to relieve back pain at your workplace


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Six simple exercises that will help you to relieve back pain at your workplace. You don't even have to move from your desk.

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Six exercises to relieve back pain at your workplace

  1. 1. Six Exercises to Relieve back pain at your workplace
  2. 2. 1. Neck Stretch
  3. 3. Neck Stretch Stand Straight with your feet apart. Entwine your fingers and hold the nape of your neck. Look upwards toward the ceiling and stretch your neck to release the pressure.
  4. 4. 2. Shoulder shrugs
  5. 5. Shoulder Shrugs Inhale deeply, grip your shoulders with your fingers and lift them up to your ears. Hold for five seconds and release. You can also move them in circular motion to alleviate stress.
  6. 6. 3. Arm Raises
  7. 7. Arm Raises Using your water bottle as dumbbell, hold it in your right hand. Bending your elbow raise your arm over your head and repeat with the other hand.
  8. 8. 4. Hand Circles
  9. 9. Hand Circles Clench both fists and stretch your hands out in front of you. Rotate your fists, first clockwise and then anti-clockwise for five minutes each.
  10. 10. 5. Back hug
  11. 11. Back Hug Cross your arms and place your right hand on your left shoulder and the left hand on your right shoulder. Inhale and exhale deeply, hold for five seconds and release.
  12. 12. 6. Leg Extension
  13. 13. Leg Extension While you’re sitting, extend your legs straight out in front of you, so they are parallel to the floor. Flex and point your toes downward in front of you. Repeat this five times.