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Old 01-12-2005, 10:44 AM   #1
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Question Toe fusions and yoga?

Hello again,

Hello! I posted this question earlier but didn't get any responses. So, I'm trying again and this time will be less specific.

Can you still do yoga after having both big toe joints fused? Are there any positions that you can no longer do/get into? I know squatting would be out of the question...

I realize that you can always make modifications with yoga but I am very curious. Can any of you more experienced people comment on this?

Thanks again!
~Heather

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Old 01-26-2005, 10:31 AM   #2
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Re: Yoga and toe fusions

Hello,

Just wanted to give this question another try...

Thanks in advance!
~Heather

 
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Old 01-26-2005, 11:27 AM   #3
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Re: Yoga and toe fusions (Down Dog Pose?)

Hi,

I did not have toe fusions, but Liagment Release surgery for 3rd and 4th Metetarsal. I found it difficult to do up dog or down dog pose for a while. My foot was very tight and I did half classes or did it on DVD at home. IT will be very painful at first but you have to get through the stiffness. I experience a lot of pain once I finish class but my problem is still not over...

hope this helps..

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Old 01-26-2005, 12:09 PM   #4
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Re: Yoga and toe fusions (Down Dog Pose?)

Greetings.
I have both 2nd toes done.
i still do yoga.But I find if I put a towel under or on the toes depends on the pose.Sometimes the mat irrtates the scar site.So I tuck a towel just to raise the toes as for bending the toes I can bend at the base of the toes instead of the middle joint (which I don't have).I just love yoga have been doing it for many years With squatting i try to only do this one very lightly but I do try and do it.Don't hurt yourself...
I love yoga !!!!!i's good for my soul .I don't push myself....
Motherearth

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Old 01-26-2005, 03:41 PM   #5
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Re: Yoga and toe fusions (Down Dog Pose?)

I love Yoga tooo!!!! and Pilates, but more YOGA!!!!

I would also wrap the front of my foot for support but not too tight...

Take care and becareful of your foot!

 
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