Yoga Application for Low Back Pain

by Dayanand Dongaonkar

This book constitutes author’s experience of introducing the techniques and philosophy of yoga into the precincts of western hospital medicine, successfully. Today, we see a technologically assisted sedentary and comfortable lifestyle which is the main cause for low back pain in majority of the young population. There are many socio economic consequence of the low back pain. Occupation of the people plays a major role in deciphering the treatment for low back pain. What is yoga? How does yoga help in reducing chronic low back pain? Who are the target patients? These are explained in this book under multiple chapters. How yoga practice has to be done, which are the different asanas suitable to reduce low back pain, how these postures help in reducing pain with scientific explanations and pictures of brain with different parts involved in pain perception and responses thus assisting in pain modulation are explained very clearly in this book.

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Book Detail

Author
1. Dongaonkar Dayanand
Author's Affiliation
1. Grant Medical Collage, Sir JJ Group of Hospitals, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
ISBN
9789350903131
Speciality
Physiotherapy
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/11790
Edition
1/e
Publishing Year
2013
Pages
115
Book Type
Professional

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