Yoga for a Healthy Lower Back: A Practical Guide to Developing Strength and Relieving Pain

Yoga for a Healthy Lower Back: A Practical Guide to Developing Strength and Relieving Pain

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781611800494
Publisher: Shambhala
Publication date: 08/20/2013
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 319,762
Product dimensions: 7.12(w) x 8.82(h) x 0.77(d)

About the Author

Holly Lebowitz Rossi is a freelance writer whose articles on religion, health, wellness, and happiness, have appeared in Newsweek, Spa Finder, Tango Magazine, the Washington Post, Slate.com, Parents.com, and Beliefnet.com. She is also a student of Liz Owen, whose methods she credits with eliminating her own lower back pain.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

1 The Journey into Wellness 1

2 Your Hips 31

3 Your Sacrum 75

4 Your Lumbar Spine 125

5 Your Abdominal Core 171

6 Your Middle Back, Upper Back, and Neck 203

7 Maintaining a Healthy Lower Back 245

8 Practices for Specific Lower Back Conditions and Diagnoses 257

Sacral Sprain 258

Referred Sacral Pain 261

Sacral Joint Dysfunction 264

Lordosis, Lumbar Muscular Pain, and Strain 267

Herniated Disc and Pinched Nerve 270

Arthritis, Spinal Stenosis, and Spondylolisthesis 273

Fibromyalgia 276

Pregnancy 279

Notes 285

Glossary of Sanskrit Terms 293

Recommended Reading for Lower Back Health 297

List of Yoga Poses by Chapter 301

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