The number of people suffering from and looking for relief from joint pain is big. People with elbow joint pain, hip joint pain, knee joint pain and pain in any other joint often turn towards yoga practice to get relief. Yoga is known however not only for its benefits for relieving joint pain but also for preventing the same.
If you have joint pain after injuries, you can look in the list below and select yoga postures which are suitable for the joints that you would like to recover strength in. The muscles that you strengthen around will support your injured or recovering joints in their work and soft stretching and turning of your joints will restore their energy.
If you suffer from Arthritis, you may have reached here on your doctor’s recommendation. Yoga is extremely helpful for the circulation in your joints and relieving pain from inflammation of your joints, be it wrists, knees or ankles. It helps you keep your joints flexible and prevents further stiffness and inflammation.
You do not need to have joint pain to do something for your joints. The yoga postures below help you to keep your joints flexible and to strengthen the muscles around your joints. This all makes your joints stronger and better functioning so that they strain on them is not as big. They thus do not wear off as quickly and you keep moving them freely.
In this way yoga is also recommended for sportsmen and –women. Golfers, tennis players and athletes have been doing yoga for centuries in order to stay fit, healthy and excellent in their profession or sport.