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Yoga for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? Yes, Please! [Slideshow]

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Excessive typing, driving, and other activities that use the delicate muscles in the wrist and arm can cause what’s called Carpal tunnel syndrome. This happens when your nerves in the passageway on the side of your wrist becomes compressed.

How Yoga Can Help Carpal Tunnel

Those who suffer from Carpal tunnel syndrome symptoms may find relief in practicing yoga. Yoga enables better blood flow to the parts of the body experiencing pain and poses often apply or release pressure to address specific ailments. It’s ideal for treating other chronic pains.

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Backbend

Kneel on your mat with your legs at shoulder length. Then, lean back and place your hands at your ankles or toes while maintaining an arch in your spine. Place tension on hands.  

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Reverse Prayer Pose 

First, place your hand behind you back, then join your other hand. Hold a praying position as high up behind your back as possible. Modify by doing front praying pose instead by bringing your hands to a clapping position at the center of your chest. 

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Upward-Facing Dog 

Lay flat on your belly with your arms at your sides, then lift your chest to the sky as you prop your arms before you, curling your wrists outward. Point your chin up and push from your core to stretch upward. 

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Forward Fold with Wrist Stretch 

Stand in an upright position and fold your upper half as far as you can down, attempting to touch your toes. If you can, place your palms beneath your feet for a stretch. To modify, try sitting on the floor in a straddle, extending one leg at a time as you wrap your wrist around the farthest part of your foot. 

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Supported Savasana 

Even relaxation poses can be difficult when you're in pain. Place props at both of your sides and lay flat on your back with your palms facing up on top of the props for support. 

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Amanda is a GR8NESS contributing writer who lives in celebration of self care, and endeavors to approach all things with a student mentality. Her love for the study of self-development is rooted in fitness, holistic wellness, and skin care. She is an advocate for mental health; and hopes to connect others to their own way of daring to care.
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