TITLE

Yoga improved function and reduced symptoms of chronic low-back pain more than a self-care book

PUB. DATE
July 2006
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Jul/Aug2006, Vol. 145 Issue 1, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on a study which determines how yoga reduced symptoms in chronic low-back pain. The study findings suggest that yoga reduced symptoms, but did not improve function more than exercise. The study finds that exercise classes contain warm ups to increase heart rate, repetitions of seven aerobic and ten strengthening exercises and unguided slow, deep breathing. The study also shows that yoga classes were based on viniyoga and focused on relaxation, flexibility and breathing exercises.
ACCESSION #
21692890

 

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