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Quiz: Yoga Therapy for the Back
Question #1: Why is cakravakasana a good pose for overall spinal health?
Question #2: The intervertebral discs act as shock absorbers in the spine and help to facilitate mobility in all directions. Which of the following statements is NOT true about the discs?
Question #3: The thoracic spine...
Question #4: If someone is having acute sciatic pain, regardless of the sciatic pain origin, would uttanasana or apanasana be a safer choice for a forward bend?
Question #5: Which two muscle sets are major players in lumbar spine compression when they are tight?
Question #6: Which of the following is true about excessive kyphosis in the thoracic spine?
Question #7: Which pose is safest for the sacroiliac joints if there is pain or dysfunction?
Question #8: What two combined movements of the spine are most risky for causing a bulge or herniation to an intervertebral disc?
Question #9: Why are lateral bends important for people with low back pain?
Question #10: When teaching a ‘Yoga for a Healthy Back’ class it is safest to start seated, as seated poses are safest for the low back. True or False?
Question #11: In the case of a spinal fusion, the vertebrae are fixed in place so there is no reason for any movement modifications. True or False?
Question #12: Which poses strengthen the musculature around the sacroiliac joints?