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Yoga Headstand Neck Injury

Yoga Headstand Neck Injury. Common neck injuries in yoga. But for yogis that do it incorrectly, it can cause immediate or gradual damage to the neck and spine.

Yes, you can get injured doing a headstand... - Yoganatomy
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Summers says that most neck injuries in yoga occur from the practice of sirsasana (headstand) and sarvangasana (shoulder stand). Headstand (sirsasana) has been called the king of all yoga poses because it's so beneficial to those who practice it daily. The main things that must be notice when practicing yoga is the breathing control and right posture.

Headstand (sirsasana) has been called the king of all yoga poses because it's so beneficial to those who practice it daily.

Summers recommends making sure your body weight is properly. But, certain yoga poses can put strain and stress on the neck, leading to pain or injury. You should not feel discomfort or tens. For this reason, it is not for people with an injured neck or previous neck injuries.