Yoga Poses and Breathing Techniques for Chronic Pain Relief

Yoga can be a powerful addition to a spoonie’s self-care. The ancient practice is not only a great mental coping tool after a difficult diagnosis, but there’s a growing body of scientific evidence supporting the addition of yoga as a complementary treatment for back and neck pain and certain chronic pain conditions, such as fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis and chronic migraine. However, not all yoga is appropriate for pain relief, so it’s important to learn about the best yoga poses and breathing techniques to try.

8 Yoga Poses for Chronic Pain

Check out this infographic from our friends at Happify, who explain which yoga poses are best for pain relief and point out contraindications to be aware of.

Infographic: Happify, a website and mobile app with over 3 million members that provides users with science-based activities and interventions that help improve mental wellbeing.

Infographic: Happify, a website and mobile app with over 3 million members that provides users with science-based activities and interventions that help improve mental wellbeing.

Has yoga helped relieve your chronic pain? Tell us about your experience in the comments below.

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