Repetitive motions over time can cause “wear and tear” on the ligaments and joints of the hand, leading to the development arthritis in the hands. Finger joints may become swollen, stiff, and painful, making every day tasks difficult. Try these 5 simple hand exercises to help alleviate pain and restore mobility.
Yoga with a chair
Have you heard that “sitting is the new...
Tight shoulders? Chronic tension in your neck and upper back? Upper back pain and shoulder stiffness are common complaints. Try this short practice for releasing tension.
End of the day and your back is killing you. Sound familiar? No matter the underlying cause of your back pain, dehydration of the discs between the vertebrae can worsen pain. Try this 15-minute Happy Back Practice to rehydrate and soothe your aching back.
While there are many kinds of physical activities in which arthritis sufferers can engage, yoga is a safe, gentle and effective way to increase physical activity. Numerous studies confirm that in addition to lessening pain and improving function and mobility, yoga provides important psychological benefits. Here are six (6) reasons to practice yoga if you have arthritis.
People often come to a yoga class because they want more flexibility. Although flexibility is one of its many benefits, yoga also provides greater mobility which is important, especially as we age. What’s the difference between flexibility & mobility? Is one more important than the other? Read on to find out.
March typically comes in like a lion, but it also marks the shift back to Daylight Savings Time. While most of us can handle the weather, time change on the other hand (and I think I speak for the majority of us) makes us grumpy. Try this four pose yoga sequence to help you get a good night’s sleep.
Attending the funeral of a dear older friend, I...