Enter From Behind [Doggy Style] Sex Position Approved By Experts For Low Back Pain

The Doggy Style also known as “Enter From Behind” is one of the most popular sex positions. It has been portrayed in many sex scenes including porn movies.

Perhaps, there’s a good reason for that. Researchers in the University of Waterloo put several sex positions to the tests. The winner is the Doggy style when it comes spine-friendly sex position.

In the study published in the journal Spine1, the Doggy style sex position is referred to as “Quadruped”. The other sex positions in which the researchers found to be spine-frienly is the missionary, which deserved second to Doggy style and followed by spooning or sidelying.

Over 80% of adults suffer low back pain at some point in their lifetime. In America alone, APTA estimates close to two-thirds of adults suffer back pain. In men, lower back pain is linked to higher risk of developing sexual dysfunction.

How To Enter From Behind?

If you’ve been doing Doggy style for a while, there may be no need to for a tutorial. However, for those who haven’t try it, this is a good opportunity to learn the proper way of entering from behind.

Some don’t like this position for some reasons, while it is a favorite for others. You don’t need to stick to this position everytime you make love, but you can include it as one of the positions to make lovemaking more exciting.

Making Your Entry From Behind Even Hotter

If you think the original Doggy position is already hot, you can tweak it to make it even hotter. As always, something can be done to improve, and here is Health Magazine’s Dr. Debby Hebernick for modification tips.

In order to maximize experience with the rear entry, starting slow is best. Additionally, use your hands on her erogenous zones such as massaging the neck, caressing the back, and even reaching her clit while you’re in.

Because entering from behind gives men full control, this is also a suitable sex position for those experiencing premature ejaculation. Aim to last long and let her enjoy what you do, and she’ll appreciate it.

Does Doggy Style Works Well For Men and Women?

While the study is focused on men with back pain, similar positions also work well for women as researchers published a follow-up study a month2 after they released the findings for men.

Natalie Sidorkewicz, lead author of the study and PhD candidate said;

Traditionally, spooning was recommended by physicians to all individuals with back pain because it was thought to reduce nerve tension and load on the tissues. “But when we examined spine motion and muscle activity, we found that spooning can actually be one of the worst positions for certain types of back pain. –source

If you suffer from severe back pain, always consult a healthcare provider for proper guidance and potential medications. In addition, reading books focused on the subject can also be helpful. Check out the book Sex and Back Pain by Dr. Lauren Andrew Hebert.

Also check out Sex, Love, Back Pain and You (A Guide to Restoring Health and Intimacy). Both books are available on Amazon, or perhaps in bookstores near you.

Just keep in mind, don’t let the back pain rob you of the pleasure from having great sex. There is always a solution to a problem. One of the best way to start is to aim healthy and stay physically active. Relaxation and short meditation or mindfulness can be helpful in easing pains.

Another thing to keep in mind is that understand your partner. Regardless if you’re a man or woman, understanding your partner’s back pain condition and helping him/her overcome is vital. Understanding is a form of support. For someone who is in pain, it’s not easy. Irritability is one of the common consequences, so the other partner should understand.

Don’t give up and always optimistic and keep looking for ways to make the pain go away. It’s not just for sex purposes, but living pain-free is everyone’s dream. Living pain-free significantly improves one’s quality of life.

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