Search results for "Yoga"
Yoga may help improve certain frailty markers in inactive older adults
Moderate-certainty evidence shows that yoga improves gait speed, lower-extremity strength, and endurance compared with education or inactive control, a systematic review of 33 studies found, although review authors noted other active interventions may work as well.
14 Mar 2023
No easy ‘off switch’ for low back pain
There's no easy way to cure low back pain, but recommending a mix of therapies along with a dose of reassurance can often provide patients a measure of relief.
1 Nov 2022
Online yoga program improved physical function in patients with knee osteoarthritis
A 12-week unsupervised, home-based online yoga program improved physical function but not knee pain during walking compared with online education about osteoarthritis, an Australian randomized trial found.
20 Sep 2022
Complementary, integrative health services increasing in VA system
Use of complementary and integrative therapies, such as chiropractic care, acupuncture, massage therapy, and yoga, increased 70% over a three-year period in the Veterans Affairs (VA) health system after their availability was expanded.
6 Dec 2022
Why medicine should be a laughing matter
Laughter offers health benefits and can be creatively incorporated into clinical practice.
1 May 2022
AHA statement reviews efficacy, safety of CAM therapies in patients with heart failure
Potentially beneficial complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) therapies included omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids, coenzyme Q10, D-ribose, and L-carnitine, the American Heart Association (AHA) said.
13 Dec 2022
Yoga noninferior to physical therapy for treating chronic low back pain, study finds
At 12 weeks, the mean change on a disability questionnaire in the yoga group was noninferior to a physical therapy group, and both groups were less likely than participants in an education-only group to use pain medication after 12 weeks.
20 Jun 2017
Championing well-being amid COVID-19
Throughout the pandemic's constant challenges, ACP members have taken care of each other by creating supportive spaces, working together, telling stories, and even climbing mountains.
1 Mar 2022
Yoga may be beneficial in chronic low back pain
Yoga improved chronic low back pain compared to usual care, a new randomized trial has shown.
1 Nov 2011
‘New narrative’ for back pain means managing modalities
New modalities to treat low back pain can include alternative treatments like mindfulness meditation, acupuncture, mindful stress reduction, tai chi, yoga, and cognitive behavioral therapy.
1 May 2018