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Yoga May Help Low Back Pain. Mental Effects? Not So Much

Discussion in 'Other Health News and Research' started by charityfundraiser, Oct 26, 2011.

  1. charityfundraiser

    charityfundraiser Senior Member

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    So they finally discovered that yoga is a physical exercise and stretching! After all those studies and articles about yoga and tai chi being of mild benefit for fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome, they never fail to suggest that it's probably to do with mind/body mumbo jumbo and the mental and social benefits (as if yoga would stop working if you did it at home alone with a video or something!)

    Yoga May Help Low Back Pain. Mental Effects? Not So Much
    http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970204777904576651230399881192.html
     
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  2. Dolphin

    Dolphin Senior Member

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    Here's the abstract.
    Here's the important line:
     

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