• Vicky

Hip-py Issues?

Updated: Nov 9, 2019

You may have seen an article on the BBC News Website this week, Yoga teachers ‘risking serious hip problems’.


I was sent the article by a yoga teacher friend and read it with interest. Yoga teaching does mean that our bodies may be subject to more movement than those with a desk-based job, but should we be worried?


There were several points that concerned me in the article, as they may be misleading and I feel need clarification.


In the article, Mr Matthews, a physiotherapist, explains how yoga teacher hip injuries arise, “the problem lies in people repeatedly pushing their bodies into ‘prescribed