Pain Relief…The Yoga Way

A woman standing near a river with her hands in prayer positionWondering how to relieve pain? Yoga may be an effective pain alternative. But which poses are the most beneficial?

A review of 20 years worth of studies conducted by researchers at Duke University Medical Center found that yoga is effective in the treatment of chronic pain, including osteoarthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, and fibromyalgia.

In the studies reviewed, patients saw significant reductions in joint pain, muscle stiffness, and overall physical discomfort while greatly improving their flexibility, range of motion, and muscle strength.

Why Yoga?