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What can I do to eliminate lower back pain during yoga?

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Dr. J. Yusuf Erskine
Holistic Medicine
8 doctors agree

In brief: Modify poses

Assuming your back pain etiology is clear, and you are comfortable enough to stretch your body with yoga, then modify the poses (asanas) to minimalize pain yet still engaging your body to stretch.
Bolsters, folded blankets, blocks, all of these aids can allow you to be in a pose comfortably and remain in the pose long enough to obtain the benefits desired.

In brief: Modify poses

Assuming your back pain etiology is clear, and you are comfortable enough to stretch your body with yoga, then modify the poses (asanas) to minimalize pain yet still engaging your body to stretch.
Bolsters, folded blankets, blocks, all of these aids can allow you to be in a pose comfortably and remain in the pose long enough to obtain the benefits desired.
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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

In brief: Hip extension

Work on hip extension and hamstring lenght work with mckenzie therapist.

In brief: Hip extension

Work on hip extension and hamstring lenght work with mckenzie therapist.
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