A new study reveals that yoga may be an effective alternative to pain medications and physical therapy for individuals suffering from chronic low back pain.
Millions of people around the world suffer from severe lower back pain and have to rely on medication to function normally. However, prolonged use of such medicines has side effects, which have led doctors to prescribe physical therapy as an alternative.
The researchers at the American College of Physicians conducted the latest study, which shows that yoga is just as effective in easing chronic low back pain as physical therapy. The study’s findings may have far-reaching implications in the medical world and may alter the way yoga is perceived.
Yoga: An Effective Alternative To Physical Therapy?