What are Some Tips to Help Your Back During the Summer?

Summer is a great time for travel and enjoying warm weather activities, but it can be challenging to maintain your regular spinal health routine while on the go. Whether you’re exploring new destinations or simply taking a break from your daily routine, it’s important to prioritize your spinal health. Having some helpful and healthful tips at hand can allow you to enjoy all that summer has to offer.

How Can I Protect My Back While Traveling?

While you may not have access to your chiropractor’s office, you can still take proactive steps to care for your spine. Engaging in spinal range of motion exercises can help promote flexibility and reduce discomfort. Check out our link below for a helpful guide that demonstrates various exercises you can do every day, no matter where you are. By incorporating these exercises into your routine, you’ll maintain better spinal health while traveling.

How Does a Lacrosse Ball Help Muscles?

A lacrosse ball is a versatile tool that can be a lifesaver for working out muscle aches and tension. Its compact size makes it ideal for travel, as it easily fits into a corner of your suitcase or carry-on. We encourage you to explore our playlist, where we’ve compiled different techniques and exercises using the lacrosse ball to target specific areas of your body. This simple yet effective tool can relieve muscle tightness and promote overall well-being during your vacation.

How Do You Make a Cervical Pillow on the Go?

Often, people leave their traction pillow behind when traveling due to its bulky nature. However, you can create a makeshift traction pillow using items found in your hotel room. Grab a sheet, a pair of shorts, or even a hand towel and roll it up to approximately the circumference of your fist. This makeshift pillow will provide the necessary support and stretching effect, similar to a traction pillow, helping you maintain spinal alignment and feel great throughout your trip.

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