Pauliann Long, LCSW-C




5 Pain-Relieving Yoga Poses

Good afternoon,

Since we are all about integrative and holistic health, we wanted to share an article with you posted a few years ago about five yoga poses which can help with significant pain relief.
“If you’re looking for an alternative to pills to treat joint pain and other common (and uncomfortable) aches, relief may be a yoga class away. A review of 20 years worth of studies conducted by researchers at Duke University Medical Center found that yoga is effective in the treatment of chronic pain, including osteoarthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, and fibromyalgia. In the studies reviewed, patients saw significant reductions in joint pain, muscle stiffness, and overall physical discomfort while greatly improving their flexibility, range of motion, and muscle strength.”

To continue reading and see photos of each yoga pose, click on the link below:

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