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Joint Pain - Top 6 Yoga Poses for Joint Pain Relief

Sep 15, 2019

Joints refer to the point of your body where the bones are joined together. When you feel soreness or discomfort in your body’s joints, it is called joint pain. Any damage to the joints from injury or any kinds of diseases which interfere with the movement of your joint and cause pain. There are many different conditions that are responsible for your joint pain, including gout, strains, osteoarthritis, arthritis, sprains, etc. Joint pain can occur due to many reasons. This can occur by an injury which affects ligaments and bursae. The injury can also affect the bone joint seriously. Joint pain can be caused by inflammation of joint or infection. Joint pain is also caused by bone cancer. Joint pain is known as arthralgia. The symptoms of joint pain include joint stiffness, joint swelling, joint tenderness, limping, etc. Yoga is one of the best solutions to this problem. Through practicing yoga pose, you can get relief from this annoying problem. Research confirms the benefits of yoga for joint health. Some studies have found that yoga can help patients with osteoarthritis decrease pain and stiffness.

Yoga Pose for Joint Pain

Heart melting pose (Anahatasana)
The yoga pose is a very effective pose for you if you are suffering from joint pain. If you perform this pose you can realize why it is so important for you. It is a mystical pose which improves the strength of your physical and mental health. To perform it, first, start in a tabletop position on the hand and knees. Now your knees will be wide and the toes touch each other. Then, your hips will be on your heels, raise your hands forwards, touching the mat on the floor. Now you have to keep your forehead to rest down and stop for 40-60 seconds. In the second step, your hips will be on your heels again, the right arm goes to underneath the left to find a twist. Then, curl your right shoulder so that you can feel a stretch on the inside of right shoulder blade. Take your left arm and place it on your lower back, wrapping around the lower back. Remain in the position for 2 minutes. Now be in normal position and again start from your left arm and shoulder likewise the right arm and shoulder. The pose works effectively on your shoulder and joints.

Cat and cow pose
The sequence of the yoga pose is very essential for your spine. It gives your wrist some pressure. Through the pose, spine is moving slowly from cat to cow pose. To start, breathe in, place your knees under the hips and wrist under your shoulders. Now try to spread your finger and press through the base and fingertips. Then, breathe out and pull your belly in, lift the side waists, round the spine and release your head towards the floor. Press the floor away and in your back, you can feel the stretch. Now you can breathe in and be in a normal position. Finish it with some wrists circles to move your joint.

Bridge Pose
This is a great yoga pose for joint pain and for releasing stiffness in joint. Remember that if you have a neck injury, please try to leave it. But if you can take, it will be an effective yoga therapy to solve your joint pain. The practice of it makes your bone stronger as a result of which your bone and joint will be less prone to injury. Follow these steps to practice it. First, lay on your back, place your feet on the floor and maintain some distance from your hips. Keep your arms next to the ribcage, bend your elbows at almost 90 degrees and point your fingers to the ceiling.  Breathe in, press the back of your shoulders and your feet into the floor and hold your hips up. Keep your inner feet down and keep your knees from spreading out wide, engaging your tights. Spread your tailbone and slide your shoulder blades down your back and keep your neck in the center. Please continue this process for 30 seconds. All of the steps are very important.

Supine twist
Through the exercise, you can stretch your back muscle and spine. It makes your internal organs engage in exercising. This is a very helpful yoga pose for you to get rid of joint pain. To practice it, from the supine position, bent one of your knees, cross it outside of the opposite foot. Press your bent knee for pushing down towards the floor and hold shoulders squared and in rooted position to the floor. Now widen your opposite hand and gaze towards your hand. Through this exercise, your spine will get a massage.

Cow face
The yoga poses essential for stretching your arms and shoulder and good for all body joints. It increases the blood circulation in your ankles and knees. This also contributes to lubricating the joints and removes joint pain.

Mountain pose
This yoga exercise is a helpful posture for those who have knee pain. It removes your knee pain and your leg’s muscle get exercised. To begin, stand with your toes which are touching and your heels will be together. Try to roll your fingertips to the toes and breathe in fully. Now try to spread your toes and press the toes into the mat on the floor. Your body weight should be positioned in the foot’s arch, imagine that you lift up, lift quadriceps muscle up above your kneecaps. Bend the knees to look at them. Do everything carefully and do not stretch extremely.

If you feel that your joint pain is extreme, it is best to consult with a certified physician before stretching or exercising them. As mentioned before, joint pain is a common physical problem in the modern world. Yoga poses or yoga practices can be the best ways for you to manage them naturally. Through the movement and stretch that modern yoga offer, you can get rid of joint pain undoubtedly.
 

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