Thumbing away at mobile phones, cooking, playing games, working on keyboards etc have something in common, you do all these exercises with fingers. Majority of the people suffers from neck or back pain, and do yoga poses to get rid away of pain, but do you know that yoga can also be beneficial for fingers and wrist pain too?
If you are also having finger pain, here are the best yoga poses to strengthen your fingers.
1) Prayer Pose
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Prayer pose is the easiest yoga posture that can prevent finger pain. It involves bringing of hands joining together in a praying position with fingers pointing towards the sky.
Make sure that your wrists are placed almost perpendicular and slightly higher than elbows. Next, push your hands together slightly; this will help stretch the wrists and fingers.
2) Upward Bound Finger Pose
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Upward Bound Finger Pose is another effective yoga posture that strengthens your fingers. To start with the pose, interlock your fingers and place your hand over the hand. Straighten your arms towards the sky, until you feel your muscles tighten and stretched.
If you don’t find this comfortable you can also extend your arms out in front of the chest and then slowly bring your hands above head. Repeat the pose at least 4-5 times in one sitting.
3) Tennis Ball Squeeze
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Building wrist strength is also beneficial to prevent any injury. You can do this by squeezing the tennis ball or softball for 15-20 seconds. It allows you to strengthen both your wrists and fingers.
4) Cow Pose
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Cow pose can easily deal with hand and fingers pain. To start with the pose, sit with your knees bent and your feet on the flat surface. Drag your left foot below your right knee and rest your right leg on top of left.
Be comfortable and then reach your right left arm up and behind your back while joining hands together. Hold the pose for 3-4 breaths then repeat at another side.