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A double blind study published in the December 2005 edtion of the Annals Of Internal Medicine showed that 3 months of a specifically designed yoga practice gave significant relief to subjects suffering chronic back pain.
This carefully designed and executed study published in a prestigious medical journal brought tremendous credibility to the yoga community.
But before you start reaching for your sweat pants and your yoga mat you should know that the yoga practiced in this study is NOT the typical form of yoga taught and practised in the western world.
“What’s the difference?” you may ask.
“Isn’t all yoga practice pretty much the same?”
The answer to that question lies in a deeper understanding of how exercise can help relieve back pain.
First moving and activating your joints and especially the vertebrae in your back helps improve circulation.
What Most People DON’T Know Is The Cartilage Of Your Joints Is Soft Like A Sponge…
When you move a joint the cartilage is first contracted or squeezed which pushes waste out…
Then the cartilage expands – again like a sponge – and nutrients are drawn in. Read the rest of this entry »