Yoga therapy for chronic pain management
The mind body approach to pain management
3.2 million Australians live with chronic pain which is not surprising givenit only takes 3 months for the body to developa chronic pain condition. Many people believe that pain goes away after tissues heal after an injury or illness, but the fact is that this pain continues for 1 in 5 Australians. Pain can continue to be experienced even when there is no longer any tissue damage and this gives us the first of many clues to piecing the puzzle of chronic pain intervention together.
What our students say:
"“For me is my time of stopping work and to slow it down. I take this opportunity of taking charge of my slower breathing with gentle stretch movement which gives me control of where my body and mind is at. It gives me a feeling of indulgence, a short but very special time for me only”.