DEFINITION OF LOW BACK PAIN

DEFINITION OF LOW BACK PAIN Low back pain (LBP) is a common complaint—second only to cold and flu as a reason why patients seek care from their family doctor. It …

Second Sun Salutation Yoga

Second Sun Salutation Yoga 1. From the end position of the first sun salutation, standing straight with your hands at your sides, legs straight, feet together and head facing straight …

Sun Salutation Yo

Sun Salutation Yoga This is an exercise that is used for warming up the body, and is an effective way to start a power yoga session. 1. Begin by standing …

Ardha Bhekasana

Ardha Bhekasana INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Prepare a padded surface, such as a yoga mat or a folded blanket or towel. Begin by lying on the floor on your belly, place your …

Vyaghrasana

Vyaghrasana INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Begin on hands and knees (table pose), with hands flat on the mat and knees shoulder-width apart, looking downwards 2. Inhale, and bring the right knee towards …

Virabhadrasana II

Virabhadrasana II INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Begin by standing with feet 3-4 feet apart with knees unbent. Lift your arms so they are parallel to the floor, and reach out with them …

Parivrtta Parsvakonasana

Parivrtta Parsvakonasana INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Begin by standing with feet 3-4 feet apart with knees unbent. Place your hands on your hips, and turn your right foot out to the right …

Vrikshasana

Vrikshasana INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Begin by standing with feet 3-4 feet apart with knees unbent. Keeping your left foot firmly on the floor, bend your right knee and put your right …

Virabhadrasana III

Virabhadrasana III INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Begin by standing with feet 3-4 feet apart with knees unbent. Bend forwards at the hips so your head and hands are pointing directly downwards with …

Trikonasana

Trikonasana INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Begin by standing with feet 3-4 feet apart with knees unbent, left, foot facing forwards, right foot facing outwards. 2. Raise arms parallel to the floor, extending …

Adho Mukha Svanasana

Adho Mukha Svanasana INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Prepare a padded surface, such as a yoga mat or a folded blanket or towel. Begin on the floor on your hands and knees. Place …

Yoga Poses to Ease Back Pain

Yoga Poses to Ease Back Pain Many muscle groups that are responsible for flexing, extending, and rotating the waist, as well as moving the lower extremities, attach to the lumbar …