Tag Archives: hip-pain

My Mother's Yoga Routine at Age 92

By Amy Kraft Seven years ago my Mom, at 85 ½ years young, asked me to teach her several yoga postures to diminish the pain in her lower back. I was quite surprised since I had been urging—no, pushing her—to try these fitness therapies that had transformed my quality of life as well as my… Read More »

Preparation for Hip Surgery:Part 3

Preparation for hip surgery, Part 3– breathing and visualizations for comfort and relaxation pre-op.  Descriptions for reducing pain and maintaining flexibility with renewed energy post-op. Today’s post is the final in our series on preparation for hip surgery.  We discuss both pre-op relaxation and  therapeutic yoga techniques for post-op recovery. Overview of Series on Preparation… Read More »

Therapy for Your Hips

The number of hip replacements has soared over 70% in the last 10 years! Osteoarthritis has become more prevalent and many people, even athletes, are forced into sedentary postures with pain in the hips. Stand with your side body facing the mirror. Are your thighs moving forward? Are your heels narrower than your toes? Perhaps… Read More »