When a muscle is overstretched or torn, it is called muscle strain or pulled muscle. The symptoms include sudden pain, soreness, bruising, limited movement, muscle stiffness and weakness. The causes are poor flexibility, overexertion, lifting heavy objects, slip and fall, run, jump, and failure to warm up before physical activity.
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Query: Hi doctor, I have been practicing yoga intensely for about three months. But in the past few weeks, I have had lower back pain, particularly in the spinal region, which increases while practicing kapotasana and back bending. Massaging that particular region has increased the pain a bit, and now it s... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. It would be best if you always practiced yoga slowly and consciously with breathing. If not, you will end up with a muscle sprain. Before starting an intense practice, always do loosening exercises and stretching before practicing asanas. It ... Read Full »