What is Hindu Push-Ups?

Category: Exercises


Hindu push-ups are a form of exercise prevalent in Indian and Pakistani culture and Indian martial arts. It takes off the strain from the spine and makes it fit to fight the other strains on the spine caused by the adoption of an erect posture.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 1 1
Numbness in lower extremities 1 1
Obesity 1 1
Stiffness/spasticity 1 1

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Side effects

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Side effects as an overall problem
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Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Hindu Push-Ups

Side effect Patients
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Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
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Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 0
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