A preliminary investigation of lumbar tactile acuity in yoga practitioners.

@article{Flaherty2014API,
  title={A preliminary investigation of lumbar tactile acuity in yoga practitioners.},
  author={Mary Jean Flaherty and Martin Connolly},
  journal={International journal of yoga therapy},
  year={2014},
  volume={24},
  pages={
          43-50
        }
}
BACKGROUND Tactile acuity in the back relates to voluntary lumbo-pelvic control and is lower in chronic low back pain (CLBP) patients. Two-point discrimination (TPD) thresholds are higher, indicating decreased tactile acuity in patients with CLBP. Yoga has been shown to help relieve CLBP. OBJECTIVES This study investigated the hypothesis that regular… CONTINUE READING