Physical therapy of the cervical spine in yoga practice


Yoga cervical spine physical therapy

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In here to reminded everyone of is, cervical bad of friends always used of turned neck, actually such is not of, only will increased on cervical of hurt, we as long as upper and lower around activities himself of neck on good, action must to slow, tie breathing to do, only will has effect. often activities himself of shoulder and arm is right of method, original ignored in following of articles in said, please everyone carefully of finished’s, certainly followed practice about is on tension of neck best of reward and reward has:)

First, we look at how cervical spondylosis?

Cervical spondylosis is a strain of cervical degenerative disorders, and long neck flexion gestural. Serious oppressing to upper limb neural or vertebral arteries leading tothe brain and cause the arm to the acid attack pain or dizziness, or even the lower center-spinal cord nerve and resulting body weakness. Have a lot of friends have shoulder and neck pain problems, in fact, is the result of work and life, and require reasonable adjustment and exercises

Second, to look at what people cervical spondylotic myelopathy

The middle-aged and elderly population

With the increase of age, cervical disc deformation caused by excessive chronic strain, elastic weakens, edge of the vertebral bone Spurs formed, joint disorders, ligaments thickened, calcified and a series of degenerative pathology, so that more elderlypeople suffering from cervical spondylosis.

Poor posture

Poor posture

Some occupations, such as: office workers, computer operators, workers, teachers, accountants, researchers, typists, drivers, sportsmen, laboratory analyst, heavy manual labor, because long-term fixed position, keep the neck extensor muscles of neck inspasticity, long

A long time, so that neck flexion-extension muscular imbalance, causing spinal imbalance, and ultimately lead to cervical spondylosis.

Poor sleep posture

Poor sleep posture

Person’s life 1/3 of the time spent in bed, the height of the pillow to be scientific. Pillows too high will cause the neck muscles, ligaments and joints imbalance, accelerated degeneration of the cervical spine.

Bad habits

Bad habits


Long bow playing mahjong, playing cards, watching television, reading newspapers,these bad habits and making prolonged flexion of the cervical spine, neck muscles and ligaments overload, easily lead to strained

Have a history of trauma and congenital anomalies of the cervical spine

Cervical spine injury due to trauma caused, those with congenital abnormalities of the cervical spine, belong to the high risk of cervical spondylotic myelopathy.

See how to use Yoga therapy to adjust spondylosis?

1. Yoga therapy of cervical spondylotic myelopathy, Asana correctly is very important.

In yoga poses of practice process in the, followed from overall to local of practice principles, can first with removing wind series a, and cat stretch type, and simple of sun salutations type do for warm-up, then, again through spine of overall practice, strengthened spine of for blood and cycle, and strengthening waist back of muscle, to active cervical regional of blood cycle, as mountain type, and magic Chair type, and tree type, and Ferris type, and station type series, and triangle stretch type, and spine reverse type, and people surface lion body type, and low snake stretch,; last, will poses of gravity put in shoulder cervical regional, Gore to eliminate local swelling, coupled with the relaxation of the neck movement, such as flexion of the neck joint, back extension, left and right side bend, turn, shoulders and shoulder inside the outercollection, exhibition, surrounded by range of exercise, relax muscle spasm,

Improve the soreness and fatigue, so as to alleviate the symptoms. Meanwhile, stillhave to go through the shoulder and neck strengthening exercises, dispelling pathogenic wind in series two or three exercises, resistance to fatigue by strengthening itsability to improve the stability of the cervical spine, which exercises the effect to prevent recurrent attacks. Asana, breathing, slow. Not done in attack, cervical spondylotic myelopathy generally should not be done, cervical spondylosis patients at high risk should carefully practice, exercise, symptoms, or reduced to practice, or to stop the practice. Yoga cure, accurately complete style is very important. Best experienced in yoga therapy under the guidance of the teacher.

2, breathing and pranayama practice

In addition to yoga, a yoga breathing and pranayama practice of cervical disease treatment and prevention is very helpful but pranayama exercises are not suitable for independent practice at home, the vast majority of pranayama must be under the supervision of experienced yoga teachers to complete security. Recommended breathing exercises:

Spinal breathing

Lie on your back on the mat, mat towel roll under the neck, Chin, and stretching to relax the neck. In a pair of knee pads with a blanket, knees slightly bent, legs open and relaxed, back relax. Think of the spine into a hollow tube, with exhale, let the energy of the body starting from-the tail vertebrae at the bottom of the tube along the section of the wall section up until the head. As you exhale, let the energy of the body from the top down until the tail vertebrae. Practice 30-50 breathing. Complete relax. Spinal breathing full massage of internal organs, to mild stimulation of the entirespine, strengthening and balancing the nervous system, clean up the energy channels, increased physical energy.

Clean Meridian pranayama

Exchange also known as nostril breathing, balance body energy, opening the meridians of the body, and the Meridian

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