SPECIFIC ISSUEPlantar Fasciitis
THE BENEFITS OF YOGA FOR THIS ISSUE (SYMPTOM CONTROL)
- take up of a new (usually weigh-bearing) exercise or increase intensity of an exercise, e.g. running
- obesity causing the foot to carry more weight than it can handle
- poorly fitting shoes, creating chronic holding patterns in the feet
- flat feet or unusually high arch
- uneven leg length or any chronic holding pattern that puts strain on one side of the foot abnormally
- switching from a long wear of heels suddenly to flat shoes
- tight hamstrings, calves and/or Archilles tendon
The breath work in yoga is particularly helpful for sufferers of plantar fasciitis to deal with the pain in the mornings, learning to breathe through the pain and allow the body to relax.
3. If there are any sharp pains while doing yoga poses, stop immediately. Consult your yoga therapist to ensure the poses have been carried out correctly and if the sharp pain persists every time you get into a pose, stop and seek medical practitioner’s advice.
15-30 MINUTE FLOW
9. Legs up the wall *Final resting pose (10 breaths)
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The resources offered here are intended to complement and support the medical treatment targeting the specified issue, with the goal of enhancing the well-being of the patient.