A Safe Way to Twist

A common injury amongst yogis is an inflamed sacro-iliac joint. This joint is where the sacrum...the triangular shaped bony structure that is the terminal end of the spine fits into the pelvis like a keystone giving stability to the upper body. This joint has very little mobility, but as we bend and stretch, it becomes less fixed and can move a little. This can result in stretching of the ligaments that support it and inflammation of the joint. Although there are many causes of sacroiliac joint pain, one common cause among yoga practitioners is incorrect twisting. The only areas of the spine designed for twisting are the thoracic and cervical vertebrae. The lumbar and sacral spine are not tw

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