Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Yoga Poses for Cervical Spondylosis: Treating Neck pain with Yoga

Cervical spondylosis is characterized by neck pain, pain radiating to the shoulders, back and arms, tingling numbness, ‘pins and needles sensation’ and weariness of the affected side.


Cervical Spondylosis can
be treated with Yoga
Yoga to Cure Spondylosis: Cervical Spondylosis Exercises
The advantages of Yoga are innumerable. Yoga can effectively manage cervical spondylosis and a host of spinal disorders. Nonetheless, slowly introduce the various yoga postures in to your daily routine. Allow a 24 hour feedback time from your body before you increase the intensity of your practice. Also, it is prudent to consult your health care practitioner and physiotherapist before embarking on to the program.

Treatment for Neck Pain through Yoga: Brahma Mudra in Padmasana for Cervical Spondylosis

The neck is the commonest storage spot for our stress and tension. This neck limbering asana is highly beneficial in fighting the nagging symptoms of spondylosis and successfully dispels stress, emotional turmoil and eliminates chaos.
  • Sit in Padmasana or the lotus pose. Close your eyes.
  • 
    Padmasana pose
    for neck pain treatment
    
  • Now, very slowly, turn your head to the left, breathing normally. Move your head really slowly, taking up to 30 to 45 seconds to reach the extreme left.
  • Gradually, come back to the initial pose.
  • Now, slowly, rotate your head to the right; and come back.
  • Thereafter, tip your head backwards very slowly and come back to the staring position.
  • Then, drop the head down, such that the chin rests on the chest. Return to the staring position.
  • Do 2 rounds of this asana.
Yoga Asanas and Exercises for Neck: Simple Spine Twist
The spinal twist promises a rush of blood to the spine, thus eliminating pain, discomfort and numbness effectively.

  • Sit with the spine erect and legs extended forwards.
  • Bend the left leg, such that the left foot is in line with the right knee.
  • Place your left palm near the left buttock and let the right hand grasp the left ankle.
  • Twist your spine backwards on the left side.
  • Hold as long as comfortable; release and repeat for the other side.
  • 3 to 5 rounds of the spine twist are decidedly helpful for managing cervical spondylosis.

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