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Yoga Back Pain

Is Anxiety or Stress Causing Your Back Pain?

Cristina Iacob | Posted 12.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Cristina Iacob

It looks like in order to get rid of one of them, you have to get rid of the other. They came paired up: anxiety or chronic stress and chronic physical back pain.

Lower Back Pain Eased by Simple Yoga Poses

Cristina Iacob | Posted 11.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Cristina Iacob

Why yoga? Because yoga is perfectly effective in addressing posture, muscle weakness, and muscle tightness and especially a lack of body awareness, which are all directly linked to back pain.

Beyond Painkillers: Can Yoga Help Relieve Your Back Pain?

Eva Norlyk Smith, Ph.D. | Posted 04.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Eva Norlyk Smith, Ph.D.

Does yoga offer a viable complement to painkillers or even surgery in the treatment of back pain? And if so, what might the treatment of back pain look like in the future?

Got Lower Back Pain? Consider Yoga

Posted 02.01.2014 | Healthy Living

By Natalie San Luis The poses, breathing and meditation in a yoga class may do more than help you relax and feel centered. A review of evidence sho...

Carolyn Gregoire

LOOK: How Yoga Changes Your Body, Starting The Day You Begin | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 03.05.2014 | Healthy Living

The Eastern practice of yoga has become a modern-day symbol of peace, serenity and well-being in the West. More than 20 million Americans practice yog...

Yoga For Back Pain: An Affordable Option?

Posted 07.08.2013 | Healthy Living

Yoga has been shown in research to be an effective tool for relieving lower back pain. But the cost of those classes can add up fast. Fortunately,...

Yoga for Back Pain: Enhancing Body Awareness to Facilitate Healing

Eva Norlyk Smith, Ph.D. | Posted 04.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Eva Norlyk Smith, Ph.D.

In this interview, Dr. Loren Fishman and Ellen Saltonstall discuss two new review studies on the effects of yoga for back pain and other chronic pain issues and explore ways in which yoga facilitates self-healing.

Yoga To The Rescue: Three Stretches To Help Lower Back Pain

David Magone | Posted 11.10.2012 | Healthy Living
David Magone

If your lower back simply feels tense or tight, taking five minutes to practice this simple sequence of yoga postures can help alleviate your discomfort.

Catherine Pearson

Another Health Benefit Of Yoga? | Catherine Pearson | Posted 12.24.2011 | Healthy Living

A new study adds more weight to what yogis have long believed: Yoga can help combat chronic low back pain. In the study, published Monday in the Ar...

The 10 Commandments Of Back Pain

Loren Fishman, MD | Posted 07.10.2011 | Home
Loren Fishman, MD

Like the common cold, back pain will hit you at some point another, so don't panic. While some physicians think back problems are mostly psychological, I believe in a practical, diagnosis-based approach.

4 Ways Yoga Relieves Low Back Pain | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Yoga is one of the nondrug, nonsurgical therapies that has been shown to benefit back pain. In 2005 a study published in the Annals of Internal Medici...