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Yoga for Pain Relief – Free Webinars

For some people who suffer from chronic pain, yoga can provide much needed pain relief and help increase functional movement. The Canadian Institute for the Relief of Pain and Disability (CIRPD), Pain BC and The Canadian Pain Coalition are offering a series of five free webinars called Yoga for People with Pain. The series starts […]

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The Science of Yoga

Researchers are studying how the science of yoga actually works. George Salem, Ph.D. a biokinesiologist and physical therapist at the University of Southern California, studies the biometrics of yoga in healthy seniors and finds that some poses are actually targeting different muscles than originally understood, indicating that some poses may need to be altered for […]

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New Treatment Options for Chronic Pain

Beyond pills and patches – new treatment options for chronic pain  A new report by the Institute of Medicine reveals that a startling number of Americans, 116 million, are affected by chronic pain – more than heart disease, cancer and diabetes combined. Chronic pain is a huge public health burden that costs the U.S. up […]

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