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Medical Yoga for Patients With Stress-related Symptoms

2016-09-20 20:38:21 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to compare the effect of Medical Yoga as a group treatment, to conventional treatment provided by a physical therapist, for people with perceived stress-related symptoms.

Forty people are to be randomized to either:

1. Intervention Group - Medical Yoga, group treatment for eight weeks, 60 minutes per week, with the guidance of a physical therapist.

or

2. Control - treatment as usual (TAU) in physical therapy.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Stress-related Illness/Anxiety

Intervention

Medical Yoga, Treatment as Usual (physical therapy)

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

Vastra Gotaland Region

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-09-20T20:38:21-0400

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Treatment to improve one's health condition by using techniques that can reduce PHYSIOLOGICAL STRESS; PSYCHOLOGICAL STRESS; or both.

Persons who, under the supervision of licensed PHYSICAL THERAPISTS, provide patient treatment using various PHYSICAL THERAPY THECHNIQUES.

Therapeutic modalities frequently used in PHYSICAL THERAPY (SPECIALTY) by physical therapists or physiotherapists to promote, maintain, or restore the physical and physiological well-being of an individual.

Persons trained in PHYSICAL THERAPY SPECIALTY to make use of PHYSICAL THERAPY MODALITIES to prevent, correct, and alleviate movement dysfunction.

Therapeutic practices which are not currently considered an integral part of conventional allopathic medical practice. They may lack biomedical explanations but as they become better researched some (PHYSICAL THERAPY MODALITIES; DIET; ACUPUNCTURE) become widely accepted whereas others (humors, radium therapy) quietly fade away, yet are important historical footnotes. Therapies are termed as Complementary when used in addition to conventional treatments and as Alternative when used instead of conventional treatment.

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