A pilot randomized controlled trial of the Yoga of Awareness program in the management of fibromyalgia.

@article{Carson2010APR,
  title={A pilot randomized controlled trial of the Yoga of Awareness program in the management of fibromyalgia.},
  author={James W. Carson and Kimberly M. Carson and Kim D Jones and Robert J. Bennett and Cheryl L Wright and Scott David Mist},
  journal={Pain},
  year={2010},
  volume={151 2},
  pages={530-9}
}
A mounting body of literature recommends that treatment for fibromyalgia (FM) encompass medications, exercise and improvement of coping skills. However, there is a significant gap in determining an effective counterpart to pharmacotherapy that incorporates both exercise and coping. The aim of this randomized controlled trial was to evaluate the effects of a comprehensive yoga intervention on FM symptoms and coping. A sample of 53 female FM patients were randomized to the 8-week Yoga of… CONTINUE READING
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