28 August 2020
28 August 2020
Yoga is more and more often recommended for orthopedic patients as a complement to rehabilitation. It is recommended for everyone, regardless of age. Systematic exercises, selected by a qualified physiotherapist, taking into account the individual predispositions of the patient, as well as the type of disease and the degree of ailment, can significantly accelerate the entire recovery process. Yoga is regarded as an aid in conservative rehabilitation and recovery after surgery. It combines stretching and strengthening exercises, as well as meditation and controlled breathing. It increases the endurance and flexibility of the muscles, but also relaxes them. Patients undergoing yoga physiotherapy achieve an increased range of motion in the joints and greater comfort of movement.
Physiotherapy combined with yoga is recommended for people:
Yoga is considered to be one of the safest forms of activity, but during pregnancy or after joint replacement surgery, you should visit your doctor who will give you appropriate recommendations. On this basis, the physiotherapist will adjust a set of exercises that will be less stressful for you and completely safe. During menstruation, a woman can also benefit from rehabilitation with elements of yoga. In such case, you should consult a physiotherapist who will suggest a different set of exercises – without inverted positions..