Pain is a manifestation that something is wrong in our body system. It is an individual unique, complex, multifaceted experience that other people might not understand or recognize. It is also one of the major reasons why people seek health care and find alternative ways aside from medicines. Pain causes discomfort, uneasiness, stress and even unhealthy relationships because moods are affected. To many people pain is just a problem that is not difficult to address with but to some, pain is something unbearable and cannot be easily dealt with.
There has been a widespread use of non-pharmaceutical treatments and techniques in dealing with pain. Researchers are finding a lot of ways to ease any kinds of pain. Using herbs and medications, doing exercises and living a stress-free life are some of the effective treatments in relieving stress. Many researchers suggest that exercising is the one of the most effective tools in managing stress. And recently yoga is becoming a popular choice for many people. Studies say that yoga offers a lot of health benefits. Yoga is basically a meditative exercise and has been practiced for a long time. In ancient times, yoga is a form of ritual act to enlighten the mind, body and spirit. Most of yoga lessons are mainly for relaxation but modern styles and movements have been introduced nowadays. Yoga tests your body’s flexibility and balance. It might be difficult and painful at first tries but if you do yoga more regularly, you will enjoy its health benefits.
Yoga can also improve your mood, strength, and coordination. Yoga has been known for improving bone-related conditions like scoliosis and osteoporosis, high blood pressure, and body pains. Yoga compared to medication is much cheaper with no side-effects on the body. But not everybody can do yoga. It is still recommended to consult a doctor first before doing yoga because this kind of exercise might not be helpful and effective to some people.
Some yoga poses and stunts include forward bends, head stands, rainbow and prone, pigeon or twisted triangle, head to knee, and warrior I and II poses, triangular forearm support, and calves stretching. Yoga offers a lot of health benefits to the human body. Yoga can ease headache or even migraine, arthritis, neck, joints, shoulder and back pains. Yoga also relieve Piriformis Syndrome (pain and numbness in the buttocks) and Policeman’s Heel or Plantar Fasciitis (painful inflammatory in the heel and heel spurs).
Indeed, yoga is a powerful, healthy and an amazing activity or exercise because of the above mentioned results to human body pains.