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Yoga and stretching exercises counteract back pain-2831

Yoga and stretching exercises counteract back pain

For people with back pain, the ability to complete everyday activities without being limited by pain is important, notes background to a new study. A team of researchers in the United Kingdom decided to focus on function when examining treatments for back pain.

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Yoga eases back pain and curvature of the spine-1938

Yoga eases back pain and curvature of the spine

The strengthening and stretching exercises of yoga have been shown to increase flexibility and counteract the fear of falling (ICAA Research Review, 9[11] 2009) and improve balance and mobility (ICAA Research Review, 8[14] 2008). New reports indicate that yoga also may have a therapeutic role in back care.

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