Yoga is a great healing practice that allows you to strengthen your body and recover from injuries with low-impact exercises that build strong muscles. It provides you with significant mental and physical benefits that can help you with many health-related problems when practices regularly. When combines with the incredible strengthening and recovery benefits of TENS/EMS therapy, e-stim for Yoga can help elevate and transform your workouts. So grab your yoga mat and your favorite HiDow wireless TENS/EMS devices and get ready to get zen with TENS as we show you how to place your TENS pads for the ultimate Yoga session.
For all Yoga poses, we recommend using a wireless TENS/EMS device so that you can move freely without getting tangled in the wires. You can thank us later!
The Downward Dog position is one of the most well-known and popular Yoga positions. It is great for alleviating lower back pain as it takes the weight of gravity off of your spine and allows your abdomen to contract and strengthen. When doing Yoga to alleviate lower back pain, simply place your electrode pads on the small of your back. If you are using two (2) pads, place them side-by-side. For four (4) pads, place them in the shape of a square (two rows of two) on the small of your back.
Upward Facing Dog is an effective Yoga pose for all-around back pain as it helps strengthen your core and your spine. When in this position, you should place the TENS/EMS pads in the middle of your back, just below your where your shoulder blades are. Again, you should place your electrode pads next to each other in rows of 2.
Ustrasana, or the Camel Pose, is a position where you kneel on both knees and arch backward, reaching your hands towards your ankles. This position is highly effective at helping those with upper back problems caused by poor posture and excessive hunching. When you use e-stim for Yoga for this pose, you will simply take two (2) electrode pads and place them side-by-side on the top of your should blades. If you experience neck pain as well, you can place two (2) more electrode pads right above them at the base of your neck. Always make sure that electrode pads are placed over muscles and not directly on the bone.