Yoga Retreat
Yoga For Back Pain ( Dr. R.Nagarathna , Dr. H.R.Nagendra
yoga book   yoga book
Learn more about Yoga through inner research at Rishikesh, the world capital of yoga with an intensive 200-hour teachers training course conducted by Nagesh Acharya. Join Ajarya Yoga Academy.

show how the back works in health and disease as an introduction to our understanding of the yogic way of handling the problem.

Historical Perspective

Lumbosacral pain has been a recognized human affliction for a long time. Hippocrates also talks about lumbosacral pain. In western medicine, we find the very first reports on naked eye discriptions of the normal and degenerate spine in the writings of vesalius in 1555. Virchow first described what is now known as a lumbar disc prolaplse in 1875. Middleton and Teacher first described lumbar disc herniation. Goldthwaite in 1905 described the result of manipulating the lower back of a patient who was thought to be suffering from a sacroiliac subluxation. The descriptions of different types of back pain, their causes and management are described in Ayurveda texts that are said tobe 2000 to 3000 years old. 2000 to 3000 years old.

A Growing Problem

Backache is remarkably common. At any one time some 30-40 per cent of the population have backache and between 80 and 90 per cent experience it at some time in their lives. It affects both sexes and all ages, from children to the elderly , but is most prevalent in the middle years.

The amount of working time lost due to back problems has increased enormously in recent years. The documented figures are about 100,000,000 working days per year in England and Wales, two or three times more than 20 years ago. In fact, this dramatic rise 

yoga book   yoga book
Go To Page #

You do not have permission to sell or distribute or reproduce Health and Yoga Reading Room text or any portion of the text in any form (printed, electronic or otherwise).To do so is a violation of copyright law

Only FIRST Chapter of Yoga for Back Pain is available on the Health and Yoga ReadingRoom
The complete book includes 3 chapters.

Buy DVD for Out of Stock

Hard Copy :Out of Stock

PDF Copy for :US$ 4.95Click here to Buy Yoga for Back Pain

   © Copyright 2000 - 2018, All rights reserved Disclaimer
Login close
Forget Password