Yogasana for Backache treatment- Uttanapadasana

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Due to many factors, we suffer from back problems especially the backache. Today we will be telling about a yoga pose which is especially meant for this purpose. It is called Uttanapadasana.

What is Uttanapadasana?

Uttanapadasana yoga pose

Uttanapadasana yoga pose

In Sanskrit, “Uttana” means ‘raised’ and “Pada” means ‘feet’. Thus the meaning of the yoga is, raised leg pose. In this, your legs are in air and thus curative actions take place.

Steps for Uttanapadasana:

  1. Lie down straight on your back, with palms touching the ground, legs straight and toes together.
  2. Inhale and raise the legs slowly upwards up to 30 degrees, and hold for some time in the same position.
  3. While returning back to the pose, get slow and place the feet slowly on the floor avoiding any jerks.
  4. After resting for a while, repeat the exercise for 3 to 6 times.

In the case of backache, one should practice it using one leg at a time.

Benefits of Uttanapadasana:

  • This asana is especially useful for backache, when performed using one leg at a time.
  • It is useful in preventing, displacement of the navel, heart disease, stomach pain and all sorts of respiratory problems.
  • It strengthens the intestines and makes them disease free.
  • This is also useful in the removal and cure of constipation, gas formation, obesity and also improves digestive system.

Precautions and Contradictions for Uttanapadasana:

There are several contradictions associated with Uttanapadasana, let’s have a look to these-

  1. In the beginning take help of hands to raise the legs, don’t exert pressure as it can do harm.
  2. Women in 3rd trimester, should avoid it as it gives pressure on abdomen and stomach, it can be injurious.
  3. This yoga is not meant for those suffering from problems like blood pressure and sciatica problems.

In this way we saw the description of Uttanapadasana. Hope you like the post, share it to all and do share your experiences with us. Take care and live well!

She is a learner and health conscious person. She is always interested in seeking knowledge regarding Ayurveda, herbal medicine and Yoga to cure any health ailments naturally.

She holds a Bachelor Degree in Alternative Medicine and interested in Naturopathy.

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