POSES FOR KNEE PAIN

Here are some poses to help alleviate knee pain. Try to regularly practice backbends to strengthen your glutes, standing poses to strengthen your knees, and poses to stretch your hamstrings and IT band. You can find out more about cyclist's knee or patellofemoral pain syndrome in the articles.

Bridge can help to alleviate lower back pain.Bridge can help to alleviate lower back pain.
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Bridge

Bridge is a key postural counterpose that activates the posterior chain and can help to alleviate knee, lower and upper back pain.

Chair pose strengthens the thighs and glutes.Chair pose strengthens the thighs and glutes.
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Chair

Chair pose strengthens the feet, ankles, knees, thighs, glutes, back and shoulders and can help to alleviate knee pain.

High Lunge opens up the hips and can help to alleviate lower back pain.High Lunge opens up the hips and can help to alleviate lower back pain.
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High Lunge

High Lunge stretches the ankles, calves, hamstrings and hip flexors, strengthens the hips and can help to alleviate knee and lower back pain.

Locust pose activates and strengthens the posterior chain.Locust pose activates and strengthens the posterior chain.
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Locust

Locust pose activates and strengthens the posterior chain—to alleviate lower back, knee and pain in between the shoulder blades.

Runners Lunge is a great hip flexor stretch.Runners Lunge is a great hip flexor stretch.
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Runners Lunge

Runners Lunge strengthens the knees, quads, glutes and hips and stretches the ankles, calves, hamstrings, hip flexors and groin.

Silver Surfer opens up the hips and shoulders.Silver Surfer opens up the hips and shoulders.
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Silver Surfer

Silver Surfer is a great pose to open up and strengthen the hips, stretch the backs of the legs and open up the chest and shoulders.