Put down that painkiller, pick up a yoga mat: VA study finds yoga helps chronic back pain without pills
had to share this article written by the San Diego Union Tribune! San Diego veterans were able to reduce debilitating back pain with twice-a-week yoga and — in the middle of an overdose crisis — the number on addictive painkillers dropped from 20% to 8%.
Written By Jeanette Steele
In the middle of a prescription painkiller overdose crisis in the United States, a San Diego VA study finds that veterans with chronic pain would be well-served to put down the pills and pick up a yoga mat.