Treating Lower Back Pain
If you’re experiencing bone- or muscle-related pain, there are stretches and exercises you can do to relieve the discomfort you’re feeling.
First and foremost, Gagan recommends foam rolling your back. “The idea is to loosen up the muscles that are aching and tight,” he says. “It’s like a deep-tissue massage you can do every single day.”
Rolling out your hamstrings is also a good idea because if you have tight hamstrings, it accentuates the lordotic curve—or inward curve—in your lumbar spine. “By loosening up your hamstrings, i