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Sore upper back after yoga stretches. Should I stop?

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Dr. Bac Nguyen
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In brief: Or do a bit less and

It is possible that you are over-stretching it or that you are not doing it correctly.
I would stretch a bit less and/or speak to the yoga instructor for some guidance. Proper stretching/yoga should not cause you pain, especially if you are "in-shape" for it i.E after a few weeks of doing so. If pain persists, consult your doc. Good luck.

In brief: Or do a bit less and

It is possible that you are over-stretching it or that you are not doing it correctly.
I would stretch a bit less and/or speak to the yoga instructor for some guidance. Proper stretching/yoga should not cause you pain, especially if you are "in-shape" for it i.E after a few weeks of doing so. If pain persists, consult your doc. Good luck.
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