Several things set therapeutic yoga aside from other yoga disciplines. The first is that it is highly flexible, as it must be, to accommodate the needs of patients with different conditions and physical abilities.
Therapeutic yoga is very gentle, acknowledging that participants are not experienced in the practice of yoga or may not be prepared for the physical strain of intense yoga practice. It includes the use of acupressure and opening marma points healing the blockages.
The prime aim is helping patients relax while strengthening their bodies, whether they are in recovery from an illness or injury or preparing for major surgery.
At Panchtattva Studio, we recommend this form of Yoga to the clients having special medical conditions who face difficulties in performing general yoga postures.
We have designed sessions that include deep stretching, guided meditation, and breath work. This style of yoga can be integrated into physical therapy regimens, the practice of nursing, and other aspects of health care.
We offer therapeutic yog in the following common medical conditions to name a few –
01. Yoga for Back pain
Backache is one of the most common physical complaints among adults these says with longer hours of commute and working long hours with computers at work. Regular daily activities may prove difficult or impossible for the chronic back pain patient.
At Panchtattva Studio, regular exercise relieves back pain by strengthening and stretching the muscles that support the spine and helps to prevent future injury.
The instructor facilitates extremely gentle movements that do not hyperextend the neck or back in either direction and modify the Yoga exercises to ensure that they don’t strain the affected area. It works wonders even for the clients of back surgery.
02. Yoga for Knee pain
Knee pain is mainly caused due to the medical conditions of Osteoarthritis andRheumatism or wrong exercise, obesity, bad posture. Practising therapeutic yoga is the best thing to do as it is gentle on the body and gives the knee the necessary workout. This opens up the blocked parts of the body, which are usually at our joints.
At Panchtattva Studio, The basic poses are modified and facilitated with the use of acupressure and gentle massages to help tackle this painful condition.
The prime aim is providing a full body workout by undoing the knots that block the transport of blood, nutrients and energy throughout the body. These poses strengthen the support systems around a joint, like the muscles, tendons and improve bone density.
03. Yoga for Cervical pain/Neck pain
The cervical spine is a marvellous and complex structure. It is capable of supporting a head weighing 15 or more pounds while moving in several directions. Poor posture, obesity, and weak abdominal muscles disrupt the spine’s balance often causing the neck to bend forward to compensate.
The prime aim is to relax the muscles, restore the normal condition of the body and release stress from these areas. Yoga can help to restore the balance of the body and relieve the body from the pain in the cervical spine and neck.
Some of the effective yoga postures for cervical pain are
01. Bhujangasana (Cobra Pose)
02. Sarvangasana (Shoulder Stand)
03. Shalabhasana (Locust Pose).