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Hatha Yoga for Plantar Fasciitis

Yoga is an activity that can help to alleviate the pain of certain conditions, as well as strengthen areas in order to prevent the malady before the onset. Nevertheless, we have to get past the fear of making something worse, proceed slowly and cautiously, and take that first positive action.

The Pros and Cons of Yoga Asanas for Elbows

Hyper-extended elbows are quite common for active people and this can create problems for the average yoga student. Stretch your arm out in front of you and if it easily twists outward, then you will have to be particularly conscious of your elbows while in weight-bearing postures. Putting weight on a hyperextended joint will wear away the joint tissue and cartilage over time. If a joint is inflamed it requires a healing process that may include a doctor's visit, hot and cold therapy, rest, or something else.

Yoga for Headache Relief

Most people who are used to slouching while sitting will find staying seated in proper posture difficult and even painful due to the fact that they have no strong core to hold them up. This is where yoga can be an instrumental tool; almost every asana in yoga serves to strengthen the core to some degree, and a stronger core makes it much less natural to slouch.