Back Pain: 20 Yoga Poses for Backache
Back pain is a common complaint among people of all ages. Poor or bad posture (especially, a forward slouch), wrong sleeping positions, stress and restless lifestyles play an important role in giving you backache. The lack of flexibility of the back which contributes to the lower back ailments increases as the body ages. To alleviate these problems one should practice yoga regularly. We give you 20 yoga aasanas that will help you get rid of your backaches.
All asana’s should be repeated for a minimum of three times, and a maximum of five times each.
Do not suspend or retain your breath if you have blood pressure, cardiac problem or are pregnant. Breathe normally in that position.
*Data courtesy: Supriyaa Nair, Wellness Consultant. Specialises in: Yoga therapy, Nutrition for all age groups and special population, Suspension training, Sports Specific Training, & Stress management.
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