YOGA AS A METHOD FOR BACK PAIN

Eva ORIŇÁKOVÁ

Abstract


The study deals with utilization of yoga in low back pain patients. The main aim was to investigate the effect of practising the program Yoga for Back Pain from Yoga in Daily Life System on back pain and disability in lumbosacral area. It also investigates how participants subjectively perceive impact of the yoga exercise on their physical and mental state. The group consisted of 57 participants. The methods used were standardized Oswestry Disability Index Questionnaire, numeric rating scale of pain intensity and our own non-standardized questionnaire.The participants filled the measured data before the therapy and after two months of the yoga exercise.

Keywords: Yoga in Daily Life. Low back pain. Oswestry. Numeric rating scale. 

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