This activates = train the erector spinae & trunci muscle – as well as compressing the lumbar spinal nerve openings – which is why patients with radiating pain during exercise must refrain from doing so immediately. In addition, a fracture of the small vertebral joints (species zygapophysialis) can be caused by the peak load in L4 / L5 – especially in osteoporosis.
In some painful herniated discs in patients this exercise had also helped – where Halasana caused the most intense painful.
Some provoked disc herniations forward (ventral) are not noticed.
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This patient had severe back pain in the latter vertebral segments of L4-L5 and this exercise resulted in immediate symptom relief.
In this case, the anterior parts of the discs are compressed and thus the nucleus Nucl. Pulposus is expressed to the rear, at the same time open the neuroforamina (nerve exit sites) of the spine.
Had the patient had pain during this exercise, this would be an indication that the exiting Nucl. press the pulposus (nucleus nucleus) on the underlying nerve branch. In addition, the extensor musculature of the lumbar spine is distended. Beware of untrained / cardiac loaded patients. The exercise was pain relieving – at the beginning slightly pulling in the LWS implemented. In some painful herniated discs in patients this exercise had also helped – where Halasana caused the most intense painful. If this pain had occurred right – the exercise would have been stopped immediately.
Doctors and therapists work together with patients to achieve a painless starting position.