Posts Tagged ‘pain’

Illness as Asana (Yogic Posture). Part 1

Tuesday, November 1st, 2011

A 45-year old yoga student develops a pain on the right side of his neck. Over the next two weeks it radiates agonizingly down his right arm, until his arm and hand are numb except for the pain. Holding a coin in his right hand, he is unable to identify its denomination. A month later, noticing atrophying muscles in his hand and forearm, he decides it’s time to seek medical advice. (more…)