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Yoga, Ligament Laxity And Joint Injury Risk

Michaelle Edwards shows how many yoga positions can lead to wrist pain, and offers techniques for modifying asana to prevent pain and return the body to natu…

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Michaelle Edwards, creator of the YogAlign Method, discusses the dangers of ‘Ligament Laxity’ compounded by Hyperextension in certain Yoga poses, like Downward Dog, in this video.

From about the 4:45 mark to 5:15 Michaelle has her Model demonstrate the “wrong way” to do Downward Dog Pose.

Observe the obvious ‘Elbow Hyperextension’ that seems to follow in that “incorrect” pose. See at 1:05 (image) or at 4:58:


My concern is in how this Elbow Hyperextension may contribute to or aggravate Tennis Elbow and other injuries of the elbow area.

See on Scoop.itAbout Tennis Elbow


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