Sciatica is the name of the pain that radiates along the sciatic nerve, starting from the back until the foot. Symptoms can occur easily and are felt more during the night, or when you’re sneezing or laughing.
These pains are along the back until thighs and calves, numbness and muscle weakness or stung feelings in the legs.
The following yoga poses can easily remove the pain caused by sciatic nerve if you practice a series of 5 yoga poses for 15 minutes. They will also restore vitality and mobility you need.
Dandasana (staff pose)
Sit with your legs stretched out and your palms on the floor. Stretch your legs and back and breathe in easily. It is a basic yoga position that will stretch and relax the legs, it will activate the lower back and it will improve the blood flow with positive effects on the sciatic nerve.
Shalabhasana (locust pose)
Lie on your abdomen with your hands along your body and raise your legs, arms and chest. Move your legs inside-out from this position, repeating this action several times, and then bring your body in the initial position.
Bandhasana pack as the sciatica option
Lie on your back and bend your knees gently, slide a yoga brick under the back, remove it, and return to the initial position. Repeat this posture a few times until you feel the back and leg pain faint.
Lie on your back and bring your left knee over your chest, put a ribbon around your soles, raise your left foot to the maximum, and hold for 10 seconds. Repeat the same procedure with your right foot.
Sit on your buttocks, cross your right knee under your left foot and position your soles outside your left hip. Then place your left foot out of your right thigh with your knee high. Turn your body to the left side and place your left hand on the floor. Repeat the same posture on the opposite side.
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