Yoga for Seniors

Yoga Videos for An Aching Lower Back and Helping Manage Back Pain

Leslie Perryman • April 12, 2017
Yoga is considered to be a safe method of pain management for those who are in significant lower back pain. According to a study by the Archives of Internal Medicine, taking 12 weeks of weekly yoga classes not only improved overall back function but it also reduced symptoms for suffers of chronic lower back pain. Those who participated in the study even reported that they required less medication to relieve the effects of their back pain. So why not try yoga for lower back pain yourself. Yoga for Back Strength by Julie Montagu
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1. Lower Back Care #2
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If you sit or stand for most of the day without conditioning your lower spine, chances are you suffer from back pain. In this Grokker premium video, Anusara instructor Sam Shakti Brown guides you through some essential asanas (yogic postures) for keeping your lower spine strong, aligned, and healthy. Checkout her Lower Back Care collection for more videos to help with back pain.
2. Back Pain
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Having some pain in your lower back? Try out these yoga poses which can help relieve the tension.
3. Yoga and Pilates Fusion: Relieve Back Tension
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This class is perfect for those days where you're feeling tension in your upper or lower back. Whether you work at desk all day or have been taking on a lot of strenuous activity, allow Grokker expert Tammy Mittell to guide you through this gentle pilates and yoga sequence that will ease your pain, and leave you feeling refreshed and relaxed.
4. Deep Stretching Therapeutics: Lower Back
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Suffering from lower back pain? This 30-minute therapy session focuses on the low back and sacroiliac (SI) joint. Through a series of self massage practices, hip opening postures, and core strengthening exercises, Grokker Yoga Expert Robyn Capobianco will teach you everything you need to know to keep your lower back healthy. In this Grokker Premium video, learn the basic anatomy of this region, common causes of low back pain and how to mobilize and strengthen the muscles to effectively support your low back and SI joint.
5. Hips, Hammies, and Lower Back
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This routine works on relaxing your your hips, hamstrings and lower back. The purpose of this workout is to help your body unwind at the end of a tough day.
6. Lower Back Relief
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If your lower back hurts these few simple poses will help relieve the pain.
7. Yoga for Back Strength
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A strong back and upright posture enables us to stand tall and feel more confident and empowered. A strong, well-conditioned back can withstand more stress, and protect the spine better, ensuring that we are less likely to get injured as we move and exercise. In this session, Julie will guide you through a yoga sequence incorporating a series of dynamic poses that stretch and strengthen the back.
8. Deep Stretching Therapeutics: Upper Body
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Counteract the damage done by hunching over the computer, preparing dinner, driving, or giving your kids a bath. In this Grokker Premium video you'll learn how to open up your front body to release tension in your shoulders, neck and upper back. Grokker Yoga Therapeutics Expert, Robyn Capobianco, leads you through a deep stretching sequence that will ease pain, and restore the proper alignment of your upper spine. You will need a pair of yoga balls and 2 blocks. All Levels.
9. Lower Back Care #1
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Learn to use a series of low-impact exercises to realign the natural curve of your spine. This video will ease pain along your lower spine, and is perfect for a workday break or the end of your day. If you enjoy this video, be sure to watch the rest of Samantha Brown's videos designed to soothe your lower back.
10. 4 Back-Strengthening Poses
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If you have minor back pain or just want a stronger back and more range of motion, these poses are the solution. Consider warming the body with sun salutations before practicing these postures.
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