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Yoga for Strong and Flexible Knees

yogaThe knees are used for locomotion and support of our legs and body respectively. As they are composed of bones, ligaments, tendons and cartilages. When there is no stability among bones and joints, knees are sensitive and vulnerable. Knee injuries are very hard to treat and affects our lifestyle. One common factor for problems on the knees is obesity.

Treatments for knee problems will depend on how severe this problem is. Some may only require pain relievers, while other require physical therapy or even surgery. In Mc Allen you can prevent this former situation by looking for specialist as us. However, there are some physical activities that can help you improve the condition of your knees, one of these is Yoga.

Physical activity can provide strength and flexibility the knees need, but before doing any exercise you should contact a specialist, in Mc Allen at the Knee Pain Clinic you will be provided of which physical activities suits your situation.

It is important to highlight that Yoga can be practiced during recovery but not when the injury is ‘new’. Most Yoga movements improve flexibility of our muscles but additionally can improve strength, when specifically targeting the knees, we advise to execute Yoga movements as corpse pose (Savasana), wind relieving pose (Pavnamuktasana), stand spread leg forward fold, triangle pose (Trikonasana), cobra pose (Bhujangasana), single leg raises, locust pose (Salabhasana), and relaxation pose.