There are many reasons why people may develop knee pain, such as injury, weak muscles or arthritis. Sitting at a desk every day can also lead to knee pain. Being at a desk for long periods of time can create imbalances in your body and weaken the muscles.
While yoga is an effective pain reliever for knee pain, there are certain poses that can worsen the issue. Research has found that yoga poses that involve single-leg balances can put stress on the knee. However, there are poses that can provide relief, such as squatting or lunging.
The best poses for knee pain relief include:
Step forward with the right foot and keep your toes pointed forward. Turn the left foot 90 degrees to the side and put your arms out, palms facing the sky. Lunge forward, bending the right knee. Place the back of your left hand on the leg left and arch back. Reach your right arm overhead and gaze upward. This pose strengthens and activates the...