Yogasana to Alleviate Lower Back Pain

By pal | September 9, 2008
Yoga To Reduce Lower Back Pain

Absolutely, Yoga does help alleviate lower back pain. If you are suffering from back pain and would like to alleviate it. Practice the following Yoga poses or asanas to ease back pain. It is important to know that all the following poses have several benefits therefore practicing these exercises will ensure health and vitality.

Marjarasana (Cat Stretch Pose)

In this pose you need to place the palms of your hands and knees on the floor in a straight line, with a straight back. Your head should be positioned in way where you are looking at the floor. Now inhale, when inhaling arch your back upwards and try to touch your chin to the shoulder blade. Stay this way for some moments and get back to your original position as you exhale. You can again inhale and take your back down towards the floor and your head should face the ceiling. Stay in this position for a few moments and get back to your original form while you exhale.

Make sure when you do this pose your elbows should be straight and you should be comfortably breathing.

Pavanmuktasana (Wind-Releasing pose)

This pose needs to be practiced lying down. Lie down flat on mat. Place your hands near your body and legs straight in line. Slowly lift up one leg and bend it at the knee, start bringing it towards your stomach, make a lock of hands around the bend knee and pull it more towards your stomach. Complete the same sequence with the other legs. This pose should be done by pulling both legs towards stomach. However you should be able to do this pose with the single leg comfortably before going in for both legs. This pose will relieve pain in the lower back region.

Shavasana (Corpse Pose)

Corpse pose is one of the most simple yet most fruitful poses in the Yoga. This pose has many benefits and one of them is alleviating lower back pain. This pose needs you to lie down on the ground, your hands little away from the body and legs a little separated from each other. Now you should try and consciously start relaxing each and every muscle in the body. This can be done only by paying proper attention to every part.

There are more poses like the fish pose, sage pose and may others which are very helpful yoga poses for alleviating back pain.

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