Our wrists may be small but they are still mighty‎


The Downward Dog position in yoga can put a lot of strain on the wrists if performed incorrectly. Photo: Reuters

Our hands are designed to bear weight, and the wrists are probably the most delicate part in this area.

When we sit on the floor without back support, often times, we tend to lean back by supporting our weight on the wrists. A few minutes later, it’s o-u-c-h. The wrists start to hurt. There is tenderness and loss of movement for a few seconds.

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