5 doctors weighed in:
Can an arched back be treated with yoga?
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Dr. Cornelia Franz
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yoga is helpful
Yoga is great exercise and keeps the body flexible and in tune.
We are meant to have arches in our back and neck so straightening it seems counter intuitive...Your arch may not need to be treated at all but yoga is beneficial no matter what.

In brief: Yoga is helpful
Yoga is great exercise and keeps the body flexible and in tune.
We are meant to have arches in our back and neck so straightening it seems counter intuitive...Your arch may not need to be treated at all but yoga is beneficial no matter what.
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Dr. Charles Cattano
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: 21 reasons 2 do yoga
#3 Fend off weight gain.
According to researchers, middle-aged adults who practice yoga regularly gain less weight as they age tha do those who don't practice. Ref: AARP, 5/2017

In brief: 21 reasons 2 do yoga
#3 Fend off weight gain.
According to researchers, middle-aged adults who practice yoga regularly gain less weight as they age tha do those who don't practice. Ref: AARP, 5/2017
Dr. Charles Cattano
Dr. Charles Cattano
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
In brief: Yoga Back Poses:
Bharadvaja's Twist (Bharadvajasana I), Big Toe Pose (Padangusthasana), Bridge Pose (Setu Bandha Sarvangasana), Cat Pose (Marjaryasana), Chair Pose (Utkatasana), Cobra Pose (Bhujangasana), Cow Pose (Bitilasana) & Crane (Crow) Pose (Bakasana).
REF:http://www.yogajournal.com/poses/anatomy/back. Do you have abnormal curvature of your spine or just poor posture?

In brief: Yoga Back Poses:
Bharadvaja's Twist (Bharadvajasana I), Big Toe Pose (Padangusthasana), Bridge Pose (Setu Bandha Sarvangasana), Cat Pose (Marjaryasana), Chair Pose (Utkatasana), Cobra Pose (Bhujangasana), Cow Pose (Bitilasana) & Crane (Crow) Pose (Bakasana).
REF:http://www.yogajournal.com/poses/anatomy/back. Do you have abnormal curvature of your spine or just poor posture?
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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