An Evaluation of Yoga Therapy for Cervical Spondylosis

2019-10-09 09:21:42 | BioPortfolio


Cervical spondylosis is a chronic degenerative condition, commonly affecting >40-year-old adults worldwide. Cervical spondylosis is an important cause of neck pain and low back pain, and seriously affects the physical health, mental health, patients quality of life. Yoga has been most commonly used intervention for pain conditions. But its efficacy in cervical spondylosis has not yet been studied in clinical trials. The primary aim of the present study was to assess the efficacy of yoga chikitsa (therapy) compared with control intervention for neck pain caused by cervical spondylosis.

Study Design


Cervical Spondylosis


Yoga Therapy


Pain Clinic, NMP Medical Research Institute




NMP Medical Research Institute

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-10-09T09:21:42-0400

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