Archive for the ‘Chronic Back Pain’ Category


Yoga for Back Pain: Nurture Yourself!

Several years after I began teaching yoga, I became aware of a daily gnawing, dull, aching soreness in my low back.  And I began to notice that this soreness was exacerbated by certain yoga stretches, especially if I was pushing too hard, in spite of pain. Obviously pushing past the point of pain is not [...]

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Healing Chronic Illness or Injury with Yoga

There is nothing worse than living with chronic illness and feeling resigned to a life of suffering. I see countless people who have become frustrated by the medical establishment’s response to their particular problem or health issue. Your doctor may not have a clue as to how to help you. He/she may be prescribing drugs [...]

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Heal Your Back – Basic Core Strength for Beginners

Low back injury comes in many different disguises.  You may have intermittent soreness.  You may have constant soreness.  You may have intermittent pain.  You may have constant pain.  You may be completely incapacitated. For most injuries or illnesses there is usually some predictable progression of symptoms.  That is why we need to pay attention at [...]

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Heal Chronic Back Pain with Yoga Hamstring Stretches

Dee Greenberg of 50 Plus Yoga shows you some gentle beginners  yoga postures for anyone wanting a more flexible body.  These gentle stretches are perfect for beginning yoga students, seniors, those with injuries, those with chronic pack pain, soreness or stiffness and anyone with tight hamstrings.  Tight hamstrings can exacerbate and in some cases greatly [...]

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