The effectiveness of yoga for chronic low back pain

Why yoga for chronic Low Back Pain? cLBP

Weekly online classes with Gail, to reduce your chronic low back pain.
  • Educational book self help book
  • Exercise / PT
  • Yoga
  • All three reduced chronic low back pain.

All three reduced chronic low back pain.

At the 12 week mark, the yoga reduced cLBP the most according to several scientific studies.


The additional benefits of yoga included:

  • Less pain
  • Better sleep quality
  • Less stress and more

The studies found that there wasn’t much additional pain reduction based on taking one VS two classes a week. Clients also had a home practice.

The cost effectiveness in doing yoga vs PT/Exercise/Book was that the yoga participants only lost 2 days of work due to their cLBP versus doing the usual therapies for low back pain, they lost 43 days of work.

Typically, when you go to the PT or Exercise or read from a self care book,
each one has their way of helping with pain. Yoga adds meditation and breathing which is linked to perceived less pain, better sleep, less stress and more.

Yoga Alliance Youtube Video Bringing Scientific Research to Life: Back Pain and the video Scientfic Research on Yoga & Back Pain

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I teach a weekly 45 minute free yoga class for the Veterans Yoga Project Online Streaming Classes Facebook page. Live on facebook. I will typically add it to my youtube videos. If you’d like to practice with me use either the video or the facebook live video. Yogawithgaileee Youtube channel

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Here’s the link to the facebook page, where I teach live on :

VYP Online Streaming Classes Facebook Page on Thursdays at 11 AM CST.