Book Review: Yoga and Science in Pain Care

By
Jennifer Williams-Fields E-RYT 200
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 20 percent of American adults are living with chronic pain, defined as experiencing pain most or every day for a minimum of six months.  While the standard of care has been managing the pain, often with prescription pain relievers, both doctors and patients alike are beginning to look toward alternative long-term solutions to pain management, including yoga and meditation.

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