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Can yoga and Pilates cure scoliosis?

Can yoga and Pilates cure scoliosis?

No: Over hundreds of years, the medical field has tried hundreds of things to cure scoliosis. This has included strengthening exercises, physical therapy, chiropractic care, estim, traction, yoga, pilates, and many other things. Nothing has ever been shown to help. Mild cases don't usually need treatment. Severe cases need surgery. Thank you for your question. ...Read more

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Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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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


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Good yoga programs on dvd?

Good yoga programs on dvd?

Look online: There are many excellent dvd's - but these days, there is amazing content on line at sites like yogaglo.Com and yogajournal.Com. You can select something in many different styles and time frames. ...Read more

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Does tai chi help muscle tone?

Dr. Alvin Lin Dr. Lin
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Does tai chi help muscle tone?

Yes & balance, too: Tai chi is an excellent exercise that has been shown to increase strength, tone, flexibility & balance in its participants (typically studied in seniors) as well as to decrease falls & hip fractures. ...Read more

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Good yoga home videos or dvds?

Good yoga home videos or dvds?

Several: There are several. Research and find the one that most fits your physical abilities. ...Read more

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Is Bikram yoga a good osteopenia exercise?

Is Bikram yoga a good osteopenia exercise?

Yoga is good: What are your goals? If you are worried about your bone density, then would focus on weight bearing exercise. Yoga is a good exercise in general and definitely activates the muscles as well so would be good for you. Would also consider adding in some light weighttraining as well. ...Read more

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Through yoga n stretching exercises; will I sleep better?

Through yoga n stretching exercises; will I sleep better?

Possibly: Stretching and exercise can improve sleep. Make sure to avoid within a few hours of sleep in general. ...Read more

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How to practice vinyasa yoga?

How to practice vinyasa yoga?

With intention: Find a teacher who appeals to your needs, make sure you have stretched well before the practice, don't forget to breathe and be mindful of your limitations while gently pushing yourself to your limit. ...Read more

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Does yoga help toning your body?

Does yoga help toning your body?

Nice and easy.....: Not only does it help with toning but it is low impact and be reformed almost anywhere with a minimum of fuss. ...Read more

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How do isometric exercises work?

How do isometric exercises work?

Muscle length static: Isometric exercises by definition work the contracting muscle with resistance while the muscle maintains a static length. A plank is a great example, whereby you hold a fixed body position by contracting a host of core muscles. Strength and endurance increase measurably with repeated isometric exercises over time. (abdominal core muscles being worked isometric ally to point of fatigue in picture). ...Read more

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Which type of yoga would better help me relieve stress: ashtanga, vinyassa, hatha or iyengar?

Which type of yoga would better help me relieve stress: ashtanga, vinyassa, hatha or iyengar?

Hatha/Ashtanga: All are helpful but hatha & ashtanga are particularly good for relieving stress. ...Read more

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Is dance dance revolution good exercise?

Is dance dance revolution good exercise?

Can be: Especially on the more extreme levels. I just tell patients, that anything that gets you moving and your heart rate up is great. And it's even better if you love to do it, as that will help you do it consistently. That's one of the keys of exercise, you have to do it consistently! ...Read more

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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

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Should I learn yoga using dvd or instructor?

Should I learn yoga using dvd or instructor?

Instruct first: For the beginner it is helpful to start with an instructor. They are trained to spot and correct problems with your form. Once you become more aware of your body and position and can feel the right way to do the poses then supplementing or replacing with a dvd will provide continued benefit. I would still do occasional classes to keep up to date. ...Read more

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Best exercises for adductor magnus?

Best exercises for adductor magnus?

Pool therapy: Stride in waist deep water across the pool, forward/backwards/sideways. Stand by the pool deck (in the water) and keeping a straight leg, use the leg to trace out letters of the alphabet. ...Read more

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Is yoga actually exercise?

Yes: It provides for flexibility and core strengthening. ...Read more

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Can cts be treated with yoga exercises?

Can cts be treated with yoga exercises?

It will help.: I should provide some benefits, and also keep you active-hence more benefits! ...Read more

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Is Kundalini a more energetic type of yoga?

Is Kundalini a more energetic type of yoga?

Kundalini: The word means "coiled". It makes u feel like electric current running along your spine. ...Read more

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Can Kundalini yoga give you a good full body workout?

Yes: Kundalini yoga is an excellent full body work out. It is a form of yoga that focuses on the breath as well as the movement. It also has a large spiritual component as well. Overall a great workout and stress reliever. ...Read more

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Can yoga make ur posture better than any other exercise?

Can yoga make ur posture better than any other exercise?

No: Yoga is a great routine to connect mental and physical attributes. There are many other exercises that contribute to improved posture. Yoga is not "better than any other exercise". Consider the best routine for your specific body type, mental status, schedule and ease. Make your choice of exercise a part of your routine and stick with it. Enjoy the all the benefits. ...Read more

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Can doing Kundalini yoga cause your emotions to go crazy?

Not normally: Since kundalini yoga (& other types of yoga/ meditation) have been introduced to the west, some individuals have had significant psychological reactions. It isn't really know if they were practicing the yoga incorrectly or not. Normally yoga/ meditation helps to achieve emotional and spiritual balance. ...Read more

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I was just wondering how can yoga exercise benefit children?

Yoga ; kids: Yoga can start kids early in improving balance, strength, and flexibility. They can learn to calm their stress in a hurry-up world. Kids naturally love to move, and love to play. It's helpful for them to have a non-competitive way to move their bodies, especially for kids who are shy or who feel physically awkward. There are parent-child yoga classes which increase parent-child bonding too. ...Read more

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Are yoga exercises useful do they make the one's self in shape?

Are yoga exercises useful do they make the one's self in shape?

Good for flexibility: It depends what you mean by in shape. Yoga is good for flexibility, muscle tone, and balance which are all important. It helps relieve stress and even lower blood pressure, but it is not the best exercise for cardio conditioning or weight loss. ...Read more

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I m dumped by bf. Please suggest me yoga exercises for mental peace?

I m dumped by bf. Please suggest me yoga exercises for mental peace?

Join a group: Take it from a man -- there's no a single man in this whole world that's worth losing more than one night's peace of mind over. He was the wrong guy. Good riddance. It sounds like you're primed to join a group doing yoga together -- meeting the new people is what will help -- and join several other groups of folks who share your interests. You'll find someone or be happy on your own. ...Read more

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Could anyone suggest me some good yoga exercises to improve posture?

Supermans: Lying on stomach and arching back and hold for 15 seconds ... Chest and knees off ground about 3 inches... Aka supermans.... These help alot. ...Read more

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What is more beneficial for long term health? cardio exercise or yoga?

What is more beneficial for long term health? cardio exercise or yoga?

Both: Both are important. Cardio for heart health and yoga for balance and flexibility. Truly if someone picked one over the other it is a subjective opinion not scientific fact. ...Read more

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What is the health difference between yoga , stretching and flexiblility exercise?

May accomplish same: Results. Regular stretching / flexibility exercises lead to muscle toning and strengthening, improved agility, posture, gait. What yoga adds is specific patterns and positions, and breathing in correct manner, which is crucial to a feeling of well being, allaying anxiety and as a form of relaxation. There r certain yoga positions that may not be right 4 u; so for any of the 3 activities..Training. ...Read more

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Is it ok if i can't do some exercises of yoga very correctly?Because of my body's low flexiblity?

Is it ok if i can't do some exercises of yoga very correctly?Because of my body's low flexiblity?

Yoga: It is quite normal when you begin yoga exercises to have difficulty with certain poses. Good instructors understand it will take time to increase your flexibility. Be tolerant with yourself and it is quite likely your flexibility will increase as well as your overall health. ...Read more

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I Am just 17 and my hight is 185 cm how can i stop it bcoz its to much. How i do for it any exercise or yoga ?

I Am just 17 and my hight is 185 cm how can i stop it bcoz its to much.  How i do for it any exercise or yoga ?

Your height: Your height is mostly genetically pre-determined. Exercising will not stop you from growing. Learn to love yourself. Take care. ...Read more

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I don't get yoga as far physical exercise... Spiritually maybe but if it's for your core aren't they're so better ways to do that?

I don't get yoga as far physical exercise... Spiritually maybe but if it's for your core aren't they're so better ways to do that?

Yes , yoga is not : A physical exercise , on which more emphasis is placed in west , not physical is spiritual , renouncement of desires , reaching higher levels of human intellect , opening of your third eve to looking beyond inside you , now currently just a money making venture most of the times , true yogi will never seek financial benefits .His reward is spreading the message making true yogis ...Read more

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Age - 19. Height - 5'0". Weight- 53kg. I want Atleast 3-4 inches more in height. What should I eat? Any exercise and yoga? Please please answer.

Age - 19. Height - 5'0". Weight- 53kg. I want Atleast 3-4 inches more in height. What should I eat? Any exercise and yoga? Please please answer.

Nothing: At 19 most people will grow very little in height, though epiphyseal plate will fuse at about age of 25 making growth in height impossible. Exercise, healthy diet and life style is benficial but your genetic make up will determine your height ...Read more

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Could there be a good exercise replacement for yoga?

Could there be a good exercise replacement for yoga?

Tai chi.............: This is a good replacement with emphasis on balance, flexibility and muscle tone! ...Read more