Top
10
Doctor insights on: Crocodile Twist Yoga

Share
1

1
I was tossing an 8-pound medicine ball for the first time in years. In catching it, my fingers slipped and it bopped me on the chest. It's still too painful to do yoga or push-ups or even twist in my chair, and it's been two weeks. Is it worth having it l

I was tossing an 8-pound medicine ball for the first time in years. In catching it, my fingers slipped and it bopped me on the chest. It's still too painful to do yoga or push-ups or even twist in my chair, and it's been two weeks. Is it worth having it l

More time: Sounds like a highly moderate impact occurred, and you should be getting more relief soon with relatively quick recovery thereafter. Give it a few more weeks as long as it's slowly improving, and doesn't impair your breathing and remains positional. Otherwise note any worsening or unusual symptoms and get to your medical provider. Get well. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Cornelius O'Leary Jr
2 doctors shared insights

Yoga (Definition)

The term yoga comes from a sanskrit word which means yoke or union. Traditionally, yoga is a method joining the individual self with the divine, universal spirit, or cosmic consciousness. Physical and mental exercises are designed to help achieve this goal, also ...Read more


2

2
As a result of being at computer for 9 hours/day, I have developed patterns of muscle tightness/twisting, what is best way to fix, no time for yoga?

As a result of being at computer for 9 hours/day, I have developed patterns of muscle tightness/twisting, what is best way to fix, no time for yoga?

Computer Problems: Sometimes you have to do things you don't have time to do. You need to take more breaks and get a better chair. Stretching may help if done through out the day. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
4

4
What is yoga?

What is yoga?

Many varieties: Yoga is a Hindu discipline of various techniques to integrate mind, body and spirit, improve physical health and grow spiritually. There are many types of yoga. Hatha yoga, the stretches that improve physical health, is very popular but the forms that emphasize meditation and breathing are also very beneficial. See http://tinyurl.com/q5mrqxv for more detailed descriptions of diff. types of yoga. ...Read more

5

5
What is hatha yoga?

What is hatha yoga?

Exercise Yoga: Hatha yoga is a popular, holistic yoga style/path that includes many core strengthening and stablization exercises, stress reduction techniques with emphasis on postures, purification, gestures, breathing, and meditation. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
6

6
What is chair yoga?

What is chair yoga?

What is Yoga ?: This is the primary question. The chair is the prop. The meaning of yoga in itself is touch the divine self. And the practice of yoga are different ways to tap into the Divine self. One of the best books to read to try really understands what yoga is and what yogis are is the Bhagavad-Gita ...Read more

7

7
How can yoga help you?

How can yoga help you?

Flexiblity, focus: Properly executed yoga can be a good way to gently stretch and strenghten muscles. It also can be mentally and physically relaxing . You can control the intensity of the pose as well, which can be a safeguard to injury. A qualified instructor is important at first. ...Read more

8

8
Why is yoga good for you?

Why is yoga good for you?

Exercise: It allows you to stretch and tone while meditating. ...Read more

10

10
Any tips for yoga at home?

Start slow: Start slow with basic positions, stretch well and have fun. ...Read more