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Research: yoga & arthritis

RESOURCES

BOOKS

The Principles and Practice of Yoga and Healthcare ~ Sat Bir Singh Khalsa
Yoga as Medicine ~Timothy McCall MD

 

STUDIES

Cheung C. et al. Yoga for managing knee osteoarthritis in older women: a pilot RTCBMC Compl & Alt Med2014. 14:160
Chyu MC et al. Complementary and Alternative Exercises for Management of Osteoarthritis. Arthritis. 2011. doi:10.1155/2011/364319
Ebnezar J, Yogitha B. Effectiveness of yoga therapy with the therapeutic exercises on walking pain, tenderness, early morning stiffness & disability in osteoarthritis of the knee joint—a comparative study. J Yoga Phys Ther. 2012;2(3):114.
Garfinkel MS et al, Evaluation of a yoga based regimen for treatment of osteoarthritis of the hands. J of Rheumatology, vol. 21, no. 12, pp. 2341–2343, 1994.
Kolasinski SL et al. Iyengar yoga for treating symptoms of osteoarthritis of the knees: A pilot study. J Altern Complement Med. 2005;11:689–93
RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS Evans S, et al. Impact of Iyengar yoga on quality of life in young women with rheumatoid arthritis. Clin J Pain. 2013;29(11):988–997.

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