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Yogi’s Guide: Yoga for Painful Knees

Yogi's Guide: Yoga for Painful Knees

I love knees – they are simple, honest joints that work hard for us and tell us when they are not happy. Very few people get through life without ever having sore knees and many unfortunate folks suffer painful knees on a daily basis.

And knee pain is horrible. It is often enough for people to stop doing things that they love – running, hill walking, dancing, even yoga – but this does not have to be the case. Most sore knees will feel better if they are used and kept strong and mobile. In fact, as a physiotherapist, I regularly see patients that can get back to being pain-free after a period of rehabilitation based on stretching and strengthening. The secret is that knees love to be used and love to be worked – rest and avoiding things SO is not the answer. And the really good news? Yoga IS the answer. (more…)

Sally Schofield

Sitting Is the New Smoking: And How Yoga Can Help

Sitting Is the New Smoking: And How Yoga Can Help

As a physiotherapist I spend my days working with people who are in pain. Some of them have been unlucky enough to injure themselves but lots of them are suffering simply because of what they do all day. Think about it, what do we spend our days doing? Most of us spend a lot of time sitting. Think about how we sit when we drive or use our laptops, tablets and smart phones… (more…)

Sally Schofield