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Yoga for people with back pain

April 30, 2018

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Matthew Solan, Executive Editor, Harvard Men's Health Watch

Matthew Solan is the executive editor of Harvard Men’s Health Watch. He previously served as executive editor for UCLA Health’s Healthy Years and as a contributor to Duke Medicine’s Health News and Weill Cornell Medical College’s … See Full Bio
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Comments

Raghav Gupta
May 10, 2018

Very Good article.
Nicely written, was reading Articles from { Yoga Teacher Training Goa India } , they are having Bunches of Articles on each Asans, { poses }

But you have given Points that can help each of us on,
* Back Pains,
* If lower back gets tight
* Soothe low back pain

But after reading this article on Yoga i will definitely share this link in between my Friends and Relatives

L. Milne
April 25, 2018

Good article. I appreciate the study link. The photo choice is very unfortunate. A yoga teacher pushing someone into a very poor forward bend with a rounded overstretched back and lumbar spine. Not a good example of proper form which the article emphasizes.

azure
April 14, 2018

“Talk to your doctor first about whether it’s okay to begin a yoga program if you suffer from low back pain.” Ah yes, that famous doctor that has so much time to talk with each of his/her patients . . .

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