In the Magazine: Ouch! My Back!

Excerpt from the September issue of Heels Down Magazine.

Story by Kathlyn Hossack. Photography Mackenzie Pearce.

Back pain is the worst, and it’s fairly common among riders. A medical study out of the United Kingdom in 2013 stated that 88 percent of equestrians suffer from low back pain of some variety. That’s a lot of us! Back pain can stem from a number of things, including but not limited to poor posture, muscle weaknesses and misuse, saddle type, or trauma related to falls.

Sometimes it’s a combination of all of the above.

So, what do you do when you experience that pain that causes the back complaints?

***

Read the full article and much more in the September issue. Download the Heels Down Magazine app in the iTunes AppStore: http://apple.co/1QicprS or Google Play for Android phones and tablets: http://bit.ly/1sXQV75. Don’t forget, the first issue for new subscribers is FREE for 30 days!

More from Caroline Culbertson

Free Access – A Rare Bird: Laine Ashker Is Unapologetically Herself

This article first appeared in the April 2017 issue of Heels Down...
Read More