Are You Experiencing Upper Back Pain? Watch This Video To Improve Your Posture And Find Relief

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If you are constantly at your desk job for 7 to 8 hours, experiencing shoulder and upper back pain is quite normal.

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However, there’s a video exercise shared by yoga instructor Siddhi Jain that might help. Here's a simplified breakdown:

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Start by sitting on the ground with a mat beneath you. Bend your knees so they touch the ground, and place your hands flat on the ground in front of you.

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Exhale and lower one shoulder toward the ground between your hands, following the instructions in the video.

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Twist your upper body gently without lifting your shoulders, as demonstrated in the video.

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Inhale and return to the center position. Repeat this exercise for 2 minute.

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Doing this routine can alleviate shoulder and upper back pain, improve shoulder mobility, and enhance your posture. It may also reduce neck pain.

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It is important to be cautious while performing these exercises. If you experience any discomfort or pain, stop immediately.

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Over-twisting can lead to neck pain and other issues, so only do what feels comfortable for your body.

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You can watch the full instructional video by Siddhi Jain to get a better understanding of the exercise and how it can help alleviate pain and improve posture.