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Yoga Provides Some Relief For Chronic Back Pain

Most who suffer from chronic back pain are ideal candidates for safe, natural chiropractic care. Chiropractors are highly trained and experienced with ailments of the spine, extremities and soft tissues. And while not a replacement for chiropractic care, there are activities that have shown some limited benefits for those suffering from chronic back pain. According to a recent UK-based study, yoga is one such activity. Study results indicated in those adults suffering from chronic lower back pain, 12 weeks of yoga led to a small but clinically significant improvement in their ability to perform activities related to daily living. Again, while not a replacement for seeking and obtaining chiropractic care, if you're a chronic back pain sufferer interested in further improving your overall function speak with your doctor of chiropractic about whether yoga may be beneficial for you.

Author: ChiroPlanet.com
Source: Annals of Internal Medicine, online October 31, 2011.