Yoga is a complete training that brings thousands of benefits but at the same time can boost injuries healing. That´s why we want to share with you some yoga asanas to heal injuries.
Injuries are not only uncomfortable and painful, they affect your everyday life and your routine.
As a consequence, you might fall into emotional conflicts and even negatively shake your work environment and your finances as well.
Types of Injuries…
Well, as you might know, yoga is not only about stretching and becoming stronger enriching mental health at the same time.
There are yoga asanas that can heal injuries or help you manage pain better.
First, it is extremely important that you keep in contact with your doctor before starting, especially if you are not an advanced yoga practitioner.
There are some types of injuries that required specific medical treatment to avoid swelling and infections, you shouldn’t avoid taking these treatments.
With specific yoga asanas you can treat:
- Back muscles
- Leg muscles
- Arm muscles
- If you suffered an accident in which you need therapy to restart any upper or lower extremity movement you can apply certain asanas to speed up your recovery.
- Injured prevention by regular yoga practice
- Avoiding disability by applying yoga movement and stretches.
- Headaches, migraines, joint pains, and other chronic illnesses.
Thus, we repeat ask your doctor first…
We recommend guidance…
Applying asanas to heal injuries is not something you can start doing just by yourself.
You need guidance, a professional yoga instructor, and the proper conditions.
So you´d better look for a good yoga retreat where you can be guided and supported by professionals, sharing at the same time your experience with other practitioners getting extra emotional support as well.
Asanas to heal injuries Samples
Supported fish pose.
This asana helps in relieving tension while providing a great stretch to the neck, stomach, and shoulder.
You can also connect back to breathing, releasing stress and anxiety.
It boosts deep breathing and respiratory relief, both of which are important in diminishing the fight-or-flight response during a panic attack.
You can use a yoga block if you consider you need it, or when you are starting.
This is generally the last asanas in a yoga session, it represents the ultimate relaxation, this is everybody´s favorite one.
After working out different asanas and challenging postures, this position will guide you into a sense of acceptance, peace, and relaxation.
You take some minutes to rest, this one is wonderful but important at the same time is not a simple as just lying there, it goes beyond.
Cobra asana is the best one to relieve stress.
It improves your mood while reducing roughness and pain in the lower back.
Many people hold stress in their back, shoulders, and neck.
This asana is great to relieve pressure in those areas.
At the same time, when you open your chest you increase blood and oxygen circulation through the whole body.
Downward facing dog
This asana is very popular in yoga.
It is frequently applied as a restful pose, it increases the blood flow to the brain, aiding in mental function, controlling anxiety, enlightening humor at the same time.
It is wonderful to take pressure from heart.
It’s awesome to increase physical and mental strength, in fact, some people apply it to overcoming dread or anxiety about future situations.
It should be done properly, you need guidance, patience, and practice but it is not impossible.
And of course, one more time, you should be conscious about the type of injured you got, ask your doctor and be careful.
Do you want to know more about asanas and get all the required guidance to heal injuries?
Well, just contact us, we are Perfect Sunset School, located in a real Costa Rican paradise…