Journal of Yoga & Physical Therapy

Journal of Yoga & Physical Therapy
Open Access

ISSN: 2157-7595

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Sunitha Ravi

Sunitha Ravi
Latvian Academy for Sport Education, Dev Sanskriti Vishwavidyalaya,

  • Review Article
    Physiotherapy and Yoga for Joint Pain Treatment: A Review
    Author(s): Sunitha RaviSunitha Ravi

    Background: The synergies in principles of physiotherapy and yoga are discussed and documented in scientific studies. However, there are limited research studies about efficacy of yoga as complementary /adjunct therapy to physiotherapy, specifically the randomized control trials that enhance the clinical efficacy of the integrated approach. The aim of the study is to conduct an exploratory review of clinical trials and cohort studies for application yoga and physiotherapy as integrated therapy for joint treatments. Methods: A search of electronic databases, from Jan 1985 up to Jan 2016 was conducted for relevant open access randomized control trials, cohort and pilot studies documented in English. Results: Yoga as an exclusive intervention and as an integrated approach with Physiotherapy has found to enhance alignment, f.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2157-7595.1000234

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