All the joints
in our body have to be activated mainly to remove all the accumulated toxins in
the joints and also to lubricate the joints uniformly. This simple exercise
performed daily for ten minutes can prevent arthritis and inflexibility.
Move the neck
from side to side, up and down and in rotary motion for eight to ten times. If you
have a cervical problem, do not perform this dynamic exercise. You can instead apply
static pressure with your palms on the head, preventing the motion and repeat
this eight to ten times. This will strengthen your neck muscles.
shoulder joints eight to ten times in clockwise and anti-clockwise direction.
Hold the hand
just above the elbow joint and rotate eight to ten times in clockwise and anti-clockwise direction. Repeat the same procedure on the other hand.
Hold the wrist
joint with one hand, make a fist and rotate eight to ten times in both direction.
Repeat the procedure on the other hand. Similarly move the fist up and down and
from side to side.
The thumb and
all the other fingers can be rotated eight to ten times in both directions with
the help of the other hand.
Stand with your
feet approximately one and half feet apart and with hands on your hips. Gently rotate the hip eight to ten times
in one direction and then in the opposite direction.
same position, with hands stretched upwards and palms facing outwards, inhale
and slowly bend back then as you exhale bend forward as much as you can trying
to touch the ground. Repeat this exercise for eight to ten times.
SUFFERING FROM BACK PAIN SHOULD AVOID FORWARD BENDING.
Spread your feet
approximately one and half feet apart, spread your hands to shoulder level with
palms facing downwards. Bend on your side as you exhale and try to touch as low as possible. Inhale and come
up straight with your arms stretched sideways. Repeat the
procedure on the other side in the same position. Do this eight to ten times.
In the same
standing position bend your elbows and raise your hands up to the shoulder level. Then turn only
the torso to one
side as you exhale and inhale as you come back to normal position. Repeat this
on the other side and continue eight to ten times.
Keep both the
feet close and bend at the knee. Place your palms on the respective knee joint
and rotate clockwise and anti-clockwise as though you were making circles.
Repeat ten times in each direction.
In the same
position sit down as you exhale and stand up as you inhale. Repeat this exercise
Lift one leg
about 30 degree from the ground and rotate the ankle-joint clockwise and anti-clockwise ten times.
Repeat on the other leg.