In this article, David sums up the conversation on injury in yoga. He suggests a new conversation that empowers yoga practitioners and teachers to make informed decisions on yoga and risk.
This month, David answers a question from Mort about butt pain and sciatica. While pain in the gluteals is sometimes related to sciatica, David talks about another possible cause of gluteal pain, trigger points.
Working with eka pada sirsasana (leg behind head) is the subject of this month’s question of the month. David offers some thoughts on that neck pain you’ve been having.
David shares his approaches to working with ankle pain in half lotus. Find out what might be causing your ankle pain and how to evolve your half lotus without pain.
This month’s question comes from Shirley, who asks about frozen shoulder and yoga. How do you modify practice for this condition? David gives some guidelines for yoga practice in the three stages of frozen shoulder.
I get lots of questions about how to do yoga practice when you’re injured. In this post, we’ll guide you through choosing appropriate options for yoga practice when you’re experiencing pain or injury.
This month’s question comes from Jade. She asked a question about elbow pain in yoga practice. What might be causing that elbow pain and how do you work with it?
There have been a couple of overlapping issues to the original article on Sit Bone Pain. It just shows that whatever the issue, problem, or pain is… it can be coming from a number of different places. Figuring it out isn’t always so easy. We also naturally try to come to some conclusion about what is going on and sometimes wrongly assume that all, in this case, sit bone pain is created equally.
In this Question of the Month a student ask: A student asks: Do I have a “trapped nerve”? I give my answer and put the question into context. There seems to be an assumption that it is a trapped nerve.
Frozen shoulder is technically called adhesive capsulitis. The question of whether you should be practicing yoga with a frozen shoulder is not so simple to answer. Where you are in the stages of frozen shoulder matter a great deal! Please, before self-diagnosing, much less trying to do too deal with it, make sure you get a proper diagnosis and a professional opinion.
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