The study echoes previous findings on the benefits of yoga and meditation for chronic pain published in 2016 in the prestigious Journal of the American Medical Association.
“The bottom line is that patients are seeking new ways to cope with chronic pain and effective non-pharmaceutical treatments are available,” says Dr. Marske. “Our findings show meditation and yoga can be a viable option for people seeking relief from chronic pain.”
You want to feel better? The hardest part of self-care is getting yourself to do it.
Here is what it takes: Decide. That’s all.
Just Decide You Want To Feel Better.
Then decide When you are going to do it.
It doesn’t take long. Just a few minutes. Set the timer.
Do treatment while watching TV. Listen to a podcast.
Or just space out and roll onto the floor do some stretches, or roll your body on the wall.
Words of wisdom from a recent training I took, in trying to manage my own pain.
Back Pain? Try my beginners Yoga class on Zoom Monday Nights at 6 PM CST. Can’t make it? I’ll send you the video from the class after you’ve paid and registered for the class. Pay, then I send you the registration link.