Text Neck? Try these Yoga Poses to reduce neck pain from using screens - NDTV

Balasana can relieve neck pain and improve posture.

Text neck is a strain injury caused by repetitive stress that is thought to be caused mostly through excessive use of mobile devices or texting but isn’t a valid medical diagnosis. After performing a physical exam and examining the medical history of the patient, that includes a review of symptoms, a physician or another medical expert can often diagnose neck pain caused by text.

In our modern lives, it’s impossible to limit the amount of time spent on screens There are steps that can be implemented to lessen the discomfort or discomfort. Yoga is an excellent way to reduce neck discomfort. Here are some of the most effective yoga poses that aid in relieving neck pain caused by the use of screens for too long.

Try these yoga poses to relieve neck pain

1. Marjaryasana-bitilasana

  • Kneel down and raise your hands (How you could imitate a four-legged creature)
  • Then, lift your back towards the sky, creating the mountain-like structure
  • While doing this ensure that you pull your face to the inside, while looking at your own body
  • Now you can press your back towards the back, creating an ‘U’ with your back
  • As you do this you are doing that, turn your eyes to the ceiling
  • Repeat mountain motion , with face downwards, and then the U-shaped structure while facing up for about a minute.

2. Bhujangasana

  • Place your feet on the floor and with your face towards the ground.
  • Place your hands on your sides, and slowly raise your torso.
  • At this moment your body’s only parts that touch the ground will be your hands and lower body
  • Keep the position for 30 second, then let go.
  • Repeat 10-15 times daily

3. Balasana

  • Keep your legs straight and straight. folded
  • At this moment, your feet are supposed to be pointed toward the upward direction.
  • Now, slowly bring your torso towards the floor.
  • At this moment, your arms should be extended forward as they can
  • Your face should be in a straight line and your palms should be in the same direction.
  • The calves of your forehead and palms must be in contact with the ground when you are in this position.
  • Because it only stretch your body and serves as an ideal resting posture it offers ease and comfort
  • Maintain this position for about 10 seconds and then do 4 sets per day.

4. Viparita Karani

  • In this position it is necessary to keep your legs up above your head.
  • In order to do this, typically you lie down on your back and raise your legs off the ground at an angle of 90 degrees
  • Use the arms of your body to pull your legs forward to raise your legs even more.
  • At this moment all body parts that touch on the ground is your arms, head (from the elbows to shoulder) and your the upper back
  • Your toes should be facing upwards towards the sky.
  • But, to be able to perform this pose comfortably requires time and effort. Therefore, you could consider using the wall’s support to place your legs on an angle of 90 degrees.
  • To help you perform this pose at a beginning level it is recommended to place two pillows on your back to help support it. back to raise the body, and also provide external support

5. Savasana

  • Place your body on the floor or on the yoga mat
  • Place your arms back and keep your palms remain open.
  • Your palms should point towards toward the sky.
  • You should have your legs about a half inch further from your shoulders than they are.
  • In this moment, you can breathe in and out.

These yoga poses will aid in relieving neck pain, and improve general health and posture.

Disclaimer: This material, which includes recommendations is for general information only. It is not an alternative to a professional medical opinion. Always consult with a specialist or your doctor for further information. NDTV cannot be held responsible for the accuracy of this information.

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