These Simple Stretches Will Relieve Back Pain ASAP

Get the tension out.

It's time to stretch it out, desk dwellers.

A long workday spent hunched at your computer is a sure-fire route to back pain. Research shows that workstations and staring at your devices can cause poor posture and may negatively affect your health. Luckily, there are a few moves you can do to relieve the tension -- and they're totally simple.

Check out the Refinery29 video above, which demonstrates easy stretches you can practice in order to undo the damage of your desk. And if you're not super flexible, fear not: The instructor also offers modifications that still get the job done.

So long, back pain!

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