What is Spondylitis?


Spondylitis is an inflammation of the spine or the backbone. Spondylitis is one of the most common causes of back and neck pain. This pain is usually around the cervical region of the neck, shoulder and lower spine, with downward-moving stinging pain.


How a person develops spondylitis?


Spondylosis can develop due to factors other than aging. These include:

·         Neck injuries

·         Holding neck in an uncomfortable position for prolonged periods of time.

·         work-related activities that put extra strain on your neck from heavy lifting,

·         Genetic factors (family history of cervical Spondylitis)

·         Smoking

·         Being overweight and inactive


How Yoga helps in Spondylitis?


A set of asanas can relief from spondylitis pain and also reduces stress, increase blood circulation and improves the central nervous system.

1. Bhastrika and Anulom vilom Pranayam – 30 -60 times

2. Kapalbhati Pranayam

3. Bhujangasana ( 10 - 20 times )

4. Matsyasana ( 10 - 20 times )

5. Marjariasana ( 10 - 20 times )

6.Light exercises for and legs.( 10 - 20 times for each exercise )


Precautions :


1.Do not pratice any Asan OR Pranayam in which you don’t feel comfortable.

2.Do not over do the exercises if you feel pain in your body.

3.Start exercises mildly and then increase the repetitions as per your capacity.

4.People suffering from Back pain,Slip disc OR chronic disease should only practise Yoga and other exercises under the expert supervision otherwise do not do it.

5.Pregnant women should only practise Yoga and other exercises only under the supervision of an expert otherwise do not practise any exercise by watching videos or website material.

6.Kindly avoid any forward bending yoga postures or exercises.