Waist pain and Yoga

(November 10, 2010)

I am feeling acute pain in my waist while Morning walk, pl. advice Asnas for this

Despite the fact that yoga is one of the oldest disciplines in the world today, it has only recently come into prominence in a world that is heavily dependent on the immediate responses of chemical based medication. Because of the fact that our lives feature a lot of stress as well as pressure, a number of times the stress will actually get transferred to certain parts of the body – causing them to ache considerably. Joint ache, for instance is very commonly the result of severe stress and pressure being placed on the body and mind. With the increasing search for natural methods of de-stressing as well as a holistic way of living, yoga is largely considered to be the most effective method of doing so. Back pain is one of the most common conditions to suffer from and chances are that each and every one will experience a substantially severe episode at some point of time in their lives. In most cases, it is the muscle groups that are rarely used that are most susceptible to the pain and are specifically these ones that yoga helps make stronger – thereby protecting them against the likelihood of pain.
Using yoga for waist pain is equally beneficial as it is when using yoga for hip pain, yoga for chest pain or even yoga for wrist pain. Coming back to yoga for waist pain, the cobra pose is considered to be one of the most effective in this regard and not only helps tone the back muscles but also further develops the tractability of the spinal cord. However, one aspect to keep in mind is the fact that yoga is a discipline that takes a considerable amount of time to master as it requires your muscles to become supple and agile in order to accomplish some of the more intricate poses. As a result, it is also highly recommended that you have your doctor clear you to participate in a yoga program to ensure that you will not suffer from any kind of unforeseen medical setbacks in your quest for a better quality of life. Some of the other rather beneficial yoga for waits pain poses include the plough pose, the hare pose, the cat stretch as well as the sleeping thunderbolt. For any more information on these poses, you can always refer to information on the internet as well as your local book store.

Submitted by A on November 10, 2010 at 06:03

A low back pain or waist pain affects many people these days. It is usually the result of not doing any stretching exercises before a cardiovascular activity like cycling, walking, jogging and so on. Doing yoga for waist pain will help you to relieve yourself of this pain. Yoga for waist pain helps to strengthen the back and also tone the muscles. Try some of the exercises given below if you want to do yoga for waist pain.

The Bhujangasana (Cobra Pose):
This is an essential exercise in yoga for waist pain. It helps to tone the back muscles and also develops the tractability of the spinal cord.
The Halasana (Plough Pose) is another exercise recommended waist pain. In this exercise, the shape the body takes corresponds to that of a plough.

Another series of asanas that helps with waist pain is the Vajrasana series. The exercises in this series also play an important role in alleviating waist pain. Some of these poses include:  Ardha Ushtrasana (Half Camel), Supta Vajrasana (Sleeping Thunderbolt), Shashankasana (Hare Pose), Marjariasana (Cat Stretch), Pranamasana (Bowing Pose) and so on.

Before starting any yoga exercise program, it is essential that you get yourself cleared by a medical profession. Once you have done this, it is important that you practice the poses under the guidance of an experienced teacher. Some forms of yoga like Kundalini yoga can lead to pain in various parts of the body if it is not done properly. Any type of yoga that causes discomfort should be stopped immediately. Many times chest pain occurs while practicing yoga. This may be due to regurgitations of stomach acid which causes the same kind of pain as chest pain. Consult your doctor if you experience such pains before taking up the yoga again.

Performing yoga for hip pain can help in providing relief from this condition. The postures also strengthen the back and stretch the legs. Once such exercise is Adho Mukha Svanasana or Downward Facing Dog.  Another good yoga exercise for the hips is Malasana (Garland Pose) Many yoga poses target the hip rotators as well.  

If you put a great deal of pressure on your wrists during a yoga class, it will result in you straining your wrists. You can then adjust your yoga poses if you have wrist pain. Avoid doing the poses which put weight on your arms and make your wrists pain.

Submitted by A on September 12, 2010 at 12:08

Waist pain and Yoga 

Lower back ache is a painful annoyance to anyone who has experienced it and its best to nip it in the bud before it leads to further complications. Aches or pain at the waist or lower back is a common occurrence among those who do not perform stretching exercises prior to intense cardio vascular activity such as brisk walking, running, jogging or cycling. It is imperative that you stretch for at least 20 minutes before embarking on any activity involving body movement. Yoga is known to be the most effective answer to strengthen the back as well as tone the muscles. Simple yogasanas done regularly can help to regularly you not only strengthen your back but also prevent backache. If a bad back is an obstruction to your daily performance, the following yogasanas can help to bring about durable relief.

  • The Bhujangasana also known as cobra pose is believed to tone up the back and also develop tractability of the spinal chord.
  • The Halasana or the plough pose is performed in such a manner that the body corresponds to that of a plough. Apart from the Halasana representing a beneficial exercise for fortifying the spine, this asana is also believed to have tranquilizing impressions on the brain.

Submitted by C D on June 6, 2008 at 01:51

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