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Forward fold is an amazing way to open the hamstrings help the low back decompress the spine/neck strengthen the feet and ankles and stretch the caves - when done correctly. Unfortunately when its done wrong it can lead to hamstring pulls/tear low back pain/injury and even neck problems. Because there is a goal in this posture (aka touch the ground) many people cheat by dumping or rounding into the low back. This increases the risk injury. ..
Prasarita Padottanasana stretches and strengthens the hamstrings, calves, hips, low back, and spine. The various arm positions stretch your shoulders, wrists, forearms, and upper back. Those with back injuries should not fold completely forward, but should practice a modified version of the pose. Always work within your own range of limits and abilities. If you have any medical concerns, talk with your doctor before practicing yoga. Instructions: •Bring your hands to your hips.
Neck & shoulder exercises hold each pose for min. 5 deep breaths / If you feel discomfort or any pain, back off the pose immediately. If you're experiencing serious neck pain, consult a physician. For minor kinks and cricks, try these yoga for neck pain poses to relieve muscle tension. Upper back and neck tension complaints are becoming more prevalent in physical therapy offices. Here are exercises to help you stand tall and pain-free. Try this workout and see how effective it is for you!
Sunitha (miss_sunitha) on Somegram • Posts, Videos & Stories #somegram “You are only as young as your spine is flexible” . If you sit in front of a desk, computer, laptop or phone for hours in a day, the best thing you can do for your spine is to reverse those movements for at least a few minutes a day. . Passive poses like the ones shown here can help to create space in the front of the body, which would allow for increase mobility in the spine. Stay for 3 minutes in each pose, and keep the awa