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Why could yoga be giving me joint pain and aggravation?
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Dr. Francine Yep
Family Medicine
5 doctors agree
In brief: Too much too soon
Your body is giving you feedback in a big way.
If we're not used to stretching, new positions, exercising for a length of time, we can get real sore real fast. Modify your yoga. Good position? Maybe not stretching as extremely. Cut down on the time. If you're not sore the next day, then you're ready to progress. Here's a high five for getting out there and getting moving.

In brief: Too much too soon
Your body is giving you feedback in a big way.
If we're not used to stretching, new positions, exercising for a length of time, we can get real sore real fast. Modify your yoga. Good position? Maybe not stretching as extremely. Cut down on the time. If you're not sore the next day, then you're ready to progress. Here's a high five for getting out there and getting moving.
Dr. Francine Yep
Dr. Francine Yep
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Dr. Peter Ihle
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: Because
Some yoga movements and positions do put a lot of stress on some joints, and people with arthritis will be effected.
Also those with lax joints can be sore afterward. Try to avoid those that are specifically bothersome and continue with the others.

In brief: Because
Some yoga movements and positions do put a lot of stress on some joints, and people with arthritis will be effected.
Also those with lax joints can be sore afterward. Try to avoid those that are specifically bothersome and continue with the others.
Dr. Peter Ihle
Dr. Peter Ihle
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