In the last decade yoga has become a part of clinics and hospitals to help manage a variety of chronic diseases and disorders, both physical and mental. Yoga is now the foundation for several stress reduction programs around the country.
Yoga has made inroads into mainstream medicine and is being used in a variety of health care institutions.
Yoga is restorative and helps individuals manage both chronic and life-threatening illnesses.
The benefits of yoga are well documented in some circles of cardiology.
Yoga and meditation are an integral part of a number of chronic pain clinics around the country.
Nearly 80 percent of Americans suffer from back pain, and some of them practice yoga for relief.
Repetitive movements put you at risk for carpal tunnel syndrome; some yoga exercises help to tackle this condition.