Keeping the Front Knee Safe in Pigeon (Video)


When coming into pigeon pose, if a student is unable to laterally rotate the thigh at the hip joint sufficiently they may inadvertently overstretch the ligament on the outside of their knee (the LCL) and/or compress the soft tissue on the inside of their knee (the medial meniscus).

In this yoga anatomy video we explore how the front knee might get injured in pigeon pose and offer strategies to keep it safe.


Categories: knee safety, pigeon pose, yoga anatomy, yoga poses

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