At the 12 week mark, the yoga reduced cLBP the most according to several scientific studies.
The additional benefits of yoga included:
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
Salute to the Sun. Sun Salutations in Nederland Beaumont Texas. Yoga for Beginners
Salute to the Sun Yoga Flow sequence. Yoga Teacher Gail Pickens-Barger suggests keeping your yoga poses between the easy and the ouch! Over 19 years of teaching experience. Please print out for your future reference. Call Gail at 409-727-3177 on your yoga questions.
I was a presenter in a local health fair, and this was one of my poster sessions. Using the YogaFit Kids Cards, I am demonstrating the Salute to the Sun yoga sequence. Very common sequence that you will see in group yoga classes. Not all instructors teach the sequence in this manner. Available for demonstrations for clubs and organizations. Call Gail Pickens-Barger at 409-727-3177, leave voice message if I an unable to take your call.
Call Gail Pickens-Barger, Yoga Teacher.
If you don’t like my classes, or the fit isn’t just right, I will find you a class or teacher to help you on your path to your wellness goals. 409-727-3177. Please leave a voice message, if I am unable to immediately get to your telephone call. Thank you!