If you have been diagnosed with cervical spondylitis you should know there is no medicine to cure cervical spondylitis. However, a few simple Yoga exercises can bring great relief for neck and shoulder pain, especially when done regularly.
If all you have is a few minutes to spare every day, the exercises mentioned below are a must-try. Yoga schools, like Yoga Vimoksha (the Yoga school in the Mollem forest, near Dudhsagar waterfalls in Goa, India) also conduct teacher training courses in various aspects of Yoga and could be very helpful.
Expert Advice: Do each step slowly for 5 counts, both for the left as well as the right side. Each cycle takes no more than 2 minutes. Do these exercises at least 3 times every day, while you sit before your computer or TV- at home, or at work. To begin with, push your head with your palm and resist the pressure firmly with your neck. Your neck should not move while you do this step.
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Exercise For Neck and shoulder pain
Practice the following yoga postures regularly. Choose a time of the day that suits you best and then stick with it so that exercise becomes a habit. No matter what time of the day you choose to exercise, make sure to plan your workout 2-3 hours after you meal. These steps will surely help you heal cervical spondylitis and neck pain naturally.
Benefits– This neck exercise relieves cervical spondylitis caused by posture problem.
Benefits: – Strengthens the neck.
Benefits: – This exercise will help release tension in the neck.
Benefits: – This exercise helps to release stiffness and pain in the neck.
Benefits: – While at work, do this exercise to avoid neck and shoulder stiffness and cervical spondylitis.
Benefits: – This exercise helps to tone the shoulder muscles and relieves shoulder and neck pain.
Benefits: – This exercise offers natural traction that gives huge relief in Cervical Spondylitis.
Benefits: – With this exercise, the muscles in the neck and shoulder area gets stretched.
Pranayama (Breathing Exercise)
Sit in Sukhasana (Peace pose) with your palms resting on your respective knees in gyan mudra. Now slowly exhale and inhale. Concentrate on your breathing. Do this 10 times and then follow with a minute of rest.
Benefits: – It helps manage psycho physical diseases.
Sit in Sukhasana. Keep the index finger of both hands inside your respective ears. Now close your eyes and inhale as you utter the word “AUM”, stressing on the letter ”M” and exhale .Do this 10 times.
Sit in Padamsan posture with your palms resting on your knees in Gyan mudra. Close your eyes and concentrate on any one object or at your third eye (in between your eyes brows). You can also concentrate on your breathing. Meditate for 2 minutes.