When we are in pain or have a mobility problem, our muscles, joints and tendons start to distort and tighten. To protect ourselves we take smaller, more cautious steps, our muscles tighten to improve balance, and even when the original injury has cleared up, we find it difficult to rectify the ensuing stiffness. Multiple sclerosis can cause severely debilitating muscle spasm and stiffness.
This series of straightforward yoga exercises and breathing techniques have been developed especially to benefit people with MS, and can help to ease and manage these problems. The book describes and illustrates step-by-step exercises to suit all ability levels, and even provides a collection of hints and tips to remedy problems such as headache, bloating, constipation and sleeping difficulties.
Yoga Tips for People with Multiple Sclerosis shows you how to use simple techniques to: