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Anyone experienced w/Yoga

marcie7mmarcie7 Posts: 10
edited 06/11/2012 - 8:41 AM in Alternative Treatments
Do any of you have experience w/yoga for maintence and pain relief? I know there are different schools or types of yoga. Bending forward is a problem for me. More arthritic problems than nerve pain.My NS gives little advice or guidance on these matters.

Thanks for any advice.
L-5 discotomy in 1998. Mild/Moderrate stenosis w/DDD.


  • hi
    i have back neck and fibromyalgia
    and i found some good yoga dvd's at my library..some for seniors and yoga for scoliosis which i'm neither but search they have alot out there..
    i dont do the bending forward parts of any of them..
    just pick out a few pose's that work for you.
    and dont over do..
    watch them first and pick out few i dont do the whole tape just parts..
    do you have indoor heated pool like a ymca or alot of h.s. have pools
    water works the best...and i got book from library fibro and swimming exercise..
    hope you find what works for you...i try few of them few times a day
    neck,bone spurs pain started 04, back issues and fusion l4,l5 06~hardware removed.
    good few yrs. 09 pain sharp, numbness feet,legs, diagnosed fibro, neurop. legs.lung issues.
    daily goal do good thing for someone.
  • Agree with what watergirl says about bending forward...don't do it!
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