Yogic Science

Yoga’s twists and turns are beneficial to those with scoliosis.

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  • For thousands of years, people have used yoga as a science. In India, it has been practised for at least 5,000 years as a physical, mental, and spiritual discipline. Sanskrit's basic term "Yujir Yogey," which means yoke or unification, is the origin of the word yoga. Incorporating physical postures and breathing techniques, as well as relaxation techniques, can improve posture, increase flexibility, and strength.

For thousands of years, people have used yoga as a science. In India, it has been practised for at least 5,000 years as a physical, mental, and spiritual discipline. Sanskrit’s basic term “Yujir Yogey,” which means yoke or unification, is the origin of the word yoga. Incorporating physical postures and breathing techniques, as well as relaxation techniques, can improve posture, increase flexibility, and strength.
Symmetrical alignment of the body can be achieved by a combination of yoga postures and breathing awareness. Stretching the tight and weak muscles that have developed as a result of the asymmetrical imbalance is the way to go about this. It is easier to maintain a decent posture if you have adequate structural balance, rather than overworking your muscles to hold yourself up.
Yoga is a great way to relieve stress and anxiety. Hyperacidity, allergies, Alzheimer’s disease, anaemia, anger, anxiety, arthritis, asthma, back pain, bronchitis, cancer, carpal tunnel syndrome, the common cold, constipation, and even depression are some of the conditions that can be alleviated through the practise of Yoga.
Practice of yoga can also alleviate the symptoms of the following conditions: type 2 diabetes, epilepsy, eye and facial wrinkles
Hepatitis, haemorrhoids, heartburn, and hepatitis-related head and neck pain
Irregular menstruation (PMS) • Migraines • Various skin conditions • High blood pressure • Weak immune system • Impotence • Menopause • PMS cramps • Multiple sclerosis • Menopause

Scoliosis sufferers may also benefit from yoga, according to practitioners of the ancient workout system. Yoga can help people with scoliosis establish their centre and activate their body’s own natural plumb line. Most people report improved posture and less discomfort as a result of the treatment.
‘Curvature’ is a Greek word used to describe scoliosis in medicine. The spine may curve to the left or right as a result of this condition, which is most common in children. The cervical (neck), thoracic (chest), and lumbar sections of the spine all have normal curvature (lower back). During movement, these natural curves transfer mechanical stress by positioning the head over the pelvis.
In the United States, 2% of people have scoliosis, which is a modest percentage of the overall population. There is some evidence to suggest that scoliosis runs in families. Scoliosis is more common in families where one member has the condition than in families where no one has it. Scoliosis treatment is based on the severity of the curvature, skeletal maturity, and risk of advancement. Observation, bracing, and surgery are the standard first-line treatments, but they are also extremely expensive.
While numerous exercises can help alleviate the symptoms of scoliosis, yoga is now often regarded as the best scoliosis exercise because of its instant effect on the problem of unbalanced curvature. Scoliosis can be alleviated by practising yoga postures, which allow us to extend our bodies and re-establish our spine’s natural curves. Some of the best yoga poses to use for scoliosis-related issues include the Crocodile Twist, Supine Knee Chest Twist and Passive Back Arch. If you’re experiencing back or neck pain, these exercises can assist.
Doing yoga gives you a lot of mental and emotional freedom. Our condition and quality of life could be improved if we were to take action. I think yoga is a way of life. Yoga for scoliosis therapy needs a level of commitment and self-awareness that can only be achieved through practise. When dealing with scoliosis, it’s critical not to put too much pressure on yourself to be ideal, but rather to embrace who you are and locate your own personal centre of gravity. A palm tree’s straight alignment is beautiful, but so is an oak tree’s or a person’s various curves and turns.

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