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Your personal yoga-based coach for pain management.

An empathetic coach to help you:

  • Reduce the use of pain killers.
  • Restore strength & mobility.
  • Increase pain threshold/resistance.

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Can Yoga help with chronic pain?

Approx. 32 percent of the general population suffers from pain due to sedentary life. Certain yoga asanas have proved to be helpful.

More than 10 million cases of lower back pain are reported annually. Low impact yoga flows are quite helpful in such condition.

More than 30% of the adult population struggles with Migraine annually. Meditation and Pranayam practice helps in lowering the pain.

Approx. 150 million people worldwide suffer from severe joint pain (related to arthiritis). Low impact stretching is quite beneficial here.

5 ways Yoga can help with pain management?

  • Eases chronic pain with gentle stretches
  • Yoga increases muscular flexibility and strength.
  • Long term relief from back/knee pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, and other chronic pain conditions.
  • Yoga improves the autonomic nervous system balance, responsible for migraines.
  • Yoga also helps mentally prepare a person for pain.
Yoga can help with pain management?

Yoga benefits, beyond the mat.

Pain Perception

Treat muscle spasms

Be more powerful

Better posture

6 quick poses for pain relief.

The benefits of a regular yoga practice are wide-ranging, spread across body, mind, nourishment and spirit.

Some specific poses that can help with chronic pain:

  • Neck : Look Left/Right/Up/Down x 10 reps
  • Back : Cat - Cow stretches x 10 reps
  • Knee : Bridge pose x 5 reps
  • Hip : Child’s pose (10 breaths)
  • Migraine : Forward fold x 5 reps
  • Post COVID chest pain : Anulom Vilom pranayama ( Start with 1 slow rep)

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Yoga can help with pain management?

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Basavaraj Gollar

Certified yoga therapist, award winning yogi with 10,000+ students.

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Shraddha Iyer

Certified sound healer, teaches high-intensity flows and mindfulness.

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FAQs

Yin yoga is really helpful in reducing pain by releasing stress, muscle tension, and anxiety in the body. The main focus of this form of yoga is matching breath to movement in the flow sequence.

Yes, Yoga helps with pain relief by building strength, releasing muscle tension, improving flexibility and maintaining balance in the body which eventually alleviates the pain in the body.

Getting significant results varies from person to person. It varies as per the metabolism and other body tendencies. But on an average, you can see results after just 45 minutes of yoga practice.

Yes, Yoga helps bring mobility in the neck muscles and releases any tension build up around the neck region. You can try these 5 yoga poses to release neck pain, standing forward fold, extended triangle pose, cat and cow pose, half lord of fishes pose and sphinx pose.

Yoga is considered to be the best practice to strengthen the smaller muscles around the shoulders and neck. Some postures to release neck and shoulder pain are: seated forward bend, ear to shoulder, warrior ll, cow face and cobra pose.

Yes, since the neck and shoulders are connected to the spinal area, yoga poses to strengthen the neck and shoulders are targeted towards the spine. Thread-to-needle is the pose that helps best to strengthen neck muscles.

Low impact yoga flows are ideal for such conditions as they reduce chronic pain while also improving mobility and flexibility. You can try the warrior sequence which involves Warrior 1, 2 and 3, and is helpful for both pain relief and strengthening of the knees.

The warrior sequence along with, wide-angle seated forward fold, downward facing dog and locust poses are good to cure knee pain.

Absolutely, Yoga is a practice that connects mind, body and breath together, helping in improving flexibility, reducing inflammation and pain tolerance of the body. Some poses like the half locust pose and supine pigeon pose are helpful for muscle relaxation.