7 yoga poses for Covid-19 patients

Published on:19 January 2022, 12:00pm IST

Resting for too long in the midst of Covid-19 infection can be painful as hell. That’s the reason why the Ministry of Ayush has released some yoga poses that coronavirus patients who are in home isolation can do for relief.

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Cobra pose aka Bhujangasana: Lying too much on the bed can lead to immense pain in your lower back. To get rid of that, try doing cobra pose or bhujangasana. Wondering how many rep s can help? Well, it depends from person to person. If you have the energy to exercise then you can do 15 to 20 reps. If you are low on energy then 5 to 8 reps will help in releasing the muscle tension. Image courtesy: Shutterstock... Read More

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Child pose aka Balasana: This is another pose that will help you relax your back, shoulders, and legs muscles. According to yoga experts, a child pose is one pose that also helps i n improving your blood circulation which also helps in lowering down the stressors. Image courtesy: Shutterstock... Read More

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Bow pose aka Dhanurasana. Image courtesy: Shutterstock

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Pranayama: We all know that our lungs are very much affected due to Covid-19 infection. And it’s your responsibility to make them stronger. For that, nothing is better than Paranay am. Image courtesy: Shutterstock... Read More

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Bridge pose aka Setu Bandhasana: Stiff bums are another concern when you rest a lot. To get rid of that nothing works better than a bridge pose. The best part is that bridge pose a lso works on your core so if you are worried about that belly fat then bridge pose will tackle that as well. You can do a bridge pose hold for 30 to 60 seconds and do 4 to 5 rounds of it. Image courtesy: Shutterstock... Read More

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Standing backward bend: Another lower back pose that will help you get that stiffness out of the way. One thing you should keep in mind while doing a backward bend is that you don’ t go overboard because it might cause more pain and even lead to a sprain. You can do 8 to 10 backward bends, hold the bend, and then come back to a standing position slowly. Image courtesy: Shutterstock... Read More

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The Shavasana can also keep you calm. Image courtesy: Shutterstock