Owen Marcus over at Rolf Blog has written a nice two-part article on dealing with back pain from a Rolfer’s perspective. He offers a simple, straightforward explanation of back pain in part one and goes on in part two to talk about how to work with the pain…
“I have not seen a back that was muscularly weak; I see many that are structurally weak. Our bigger back muscles are not meant to be posture muscles, they are designed to move us, not hold us. The constant holding makes them tighter. Rather than getting stronger form sit-ups or back extensions, practice breathing and stretching…”
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