Yoga for Back Pain

Here are 4 traditional yoga postures that can assist back pain in athletes. This article targets numerous muscle groups beyond the common culprits. Aside from adding strength and length to the legs, back and abdominals, these yoga poses also incorporate the muscles of the neck, chest, hip flexors and glutes. It’s important to create stability and balance in both the front and back of the body for better posture and to relieve back pain.

Practicing these poses will give you a well-rounded introduction by focusing on spinal twists and front openers that strengthen the muscles supporting the spinal column while bringing more flexibility to the front of body. A regular yoga practice, expanding upon these poses, may eliminate chronic back pain entirely by lowering stress on the physical, mental and emotional planes and by bringing these aspects into balance. Click on the link below to learn more.

By Laura Waite

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