Yoga Poses to Release Neck and Shoulder Pain
Neck and shoulder pain can be quite debilitating and can cause a lot of loss productivity. It can be caused by a trauma or simply by poor posture. Our modern office jobs that require us to sit at a desk and type on a computer all day may be the cause of some people’s pain. Nonetheless, good posture can be attained and strengthening the muscles of the upper back and neck is key. This post will show you the various yoga poses you can do to get rid of neck and shoulder pain.
Practicing yoga on a consistent basis provides numerous health and therapeutic benefits, including weight loss, improved fitness and pain management. If you have chronic shoulder and neck pain, specific yoga poses can help relieve your symptoms in a natural, non-invasive and gentle manner in the privacy and convenience of your own home.
1. Child’s Pose:
The child’s pose, formally called Balasana, is one of the easier and less complicated postures to relieve neck and shoulder pain.
- Start by kneeling on the floor with your feet touching and your knees hip-width apart before sitting on your heels.
- While exhaling, slowly lower your torso towards the ground to finally settle between your thighs and knees.
- Lay your arms back towards your feet with your palms up,
- Stretch your neck forward before setting your forehead on the ground and relax your shoulders so that they
- pull wide across your back and towards the floor.
2. Reclining Twist Pose:
Reclining Twist Pose is the Releases stress and calms the mind. Improves posture.
- Lie on your back with arms horizontally stretched out by your side.
- Bend your knees and bring your feet close to your hips. The soles of the feet are fully on the ground.
- Swing the knees to the left until the left knee touches the ground. Turn the head to the right and look at your right palm.
- Shoulder blades must touch the ground. With each exhalation, relax deeper into the pose and observe the
- places where the body is feeling the stretch.
- After a few minutes, mirror the pose on the other side.