Back pain may seem like an inevitable part of working in an office or of aging.
However, a Kentucky massage therapist has shared a simple trick to avoid pain that affects more than 130 million Americans.
James Moore posted a video on Instagram this week of himself with his back to a wall.
Place one foot on the wall behind him, then place both hands in front of him.
He leans in slightly until his butt is about to hit the wall.
Moore, who has 2.9 million followers, advises in the post to do the exercise 10 times in three sets.
James Moore, a Kentucky massage therapist, shared a simple trick to avoid back pain, which affects more than 130 million Americans.
About 40 percent of Americans experience back pain, numbering more than 130 million, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
The video caption reads: ‘FIX YOUR BACK PAIN NOW! This helps engage the hips and lower back to help strengthen the posterior chain of muscles that often cause back pain.
Nearly 40 percent of Americans experience back pain, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
This adds up to more than 130 million.
Some Instagram users said they were looking forward to trying out the hack.
One user named lashedbylovelymi said: ‘They have literally been killing me HERE for the last few days! Thank you!’
Teeloveslife45 said: “I’m going to try this now.”
‘I’m having exactly this pain right now!’ wrote a user named 1_fegreen.
User erictalia718 wrote: “OMG you have helped me with my back pain.”