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4 Yoga Poses to Relieve Sciatic Nerve Pain

on January 31, 2013

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Sciatic pain is a symptom of an underlying condition, such as a herniated disc, rather than a condition itself. If you experience sciatic pain that radiates from your lower back down your buttocks and legs, you may find some relief through a series of yoga poses. If you are unsure of proper alignment in any of the poses, consider working with a qualified yoga teacher to avoid aggravating your sciatic nerve further.

Child’s Pose

Child’s pose stretches the muscles of the lower back, hips and buttocks to help relieve sciatic pain. To perform Child’s pose, start in a kneeling position…

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