Therapeutic Application of Iyengar Yoga for Healing Chronic Low Back Pain

  title={Therapeutic Application of Iyengar Yoga for Healing Chronic Low Back Pain},
  author={Kimberly Williams and Lois Steinberg and John J Petronis},
  journal={International journal of yoga therapy},
Low back pain is a significant public health problem that has reached epidemic proportions. It places a substantial burden on the workforce and the health care system. 1 It has proven very difficult to treat, and it is one of the most commonly reported reasons for the use of complementary and alternative medicine. 2 Many different methods of Yoga exist and each has its own technique for preventing and treating disease. This article describes the rationale and method for the therapeutic… 
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