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5 Top Yoga Exercise For Knee Pain

Knee Pain

Our current lifestyle is a very complicated one. We work each day from morning till evening and go back home to bed. In this busy humdrum lifestyle we lose the aesthetic touch. Four out of five people today suffer from various pain ailments and the reasons are very common: stress, lack of exercise and overwork. While knee aches are very common these days, it’s still a major source of trouble.

You cannot work properly or sleep properly and of course the nerve wrecking pain. Now, while you can always pop in a pill or two for fast pain relief, here is an alternative long term medicine: Yoga. Yoga not only gives you a forever pain free live but also brings back the aesthetic touch you have been missing all along. Here are the five most sought out yoga poses for your knee ache.

5 Yoga Exercise For Knee Pain

Hip Opening Pose

Sit in a cross-legged position on top of a block or any folded blanket and make sure your hip bones are higher than your knees. This helps you to stretch your hip muscles without straining your knee. You can also create extra space for your knee joint by placing wet clothes in the knee crevices. It not only relaxes your muscle but also cools the surrounding area. Try these hip opening poses regularly upto a comfort zone and you will get rid of the pain sooner rather than later.

Hip Opening Pose

Tree Pose

Sometimes knee pain starts with a simple pain at your ankles. Open your shoes and stand tall. Close your eyes and trust your feel to realize your balancing position.

Tree Pose

Try out the Tree pose that is bend one leg up to your thigh and raise your hands above your head touching your ears. This pose strengthens the tendons and ligaments around your knees and seeks to keep your knee cap in place.

Cobra Pose

The cobra pose is also an effective pose for knee pains. Lie face down and rest your forehead on the ground. Place your hands under your ribcage on either side of the body.

Cobra Pose

Bring your legs together and press your fore toes on the ground. Now press against the ground and lift your head and shoulders while your shoulder blades are slanting downwards. Take 5 to 10 breathes before releasing the pose.

Supported Warrior

Stand tall and place your hands on the wall at your shoulder level. Move your right foot forward so that the front of your toes touch the wall. Now try to push the wall away from you with the help of your hands.

Supported Warrior

Now put your left feet about 2 to 4 feet behind your body and slowly bend down so that left knee touches the ground. But do not lower it below the ankle level. Hold your breath for 15 minutes and then relax. Do the same by switching your leg positions.

Butterfly Pose

you need to sit on a blanket for this pose. Now join the two soles of your feet while stretching your knees to form a diamond. All this while keep your shoulders and spine straight.

Butterfly Pose

Now slowly relax your knees and bring them together so that it now forms ‘I’. again contract it into the diamond position. Continue this for about 1 to 15 times and you will soon realize that knee pains have left your back forever.

5 Yoga Exercise For Knee Pain


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