Yoga and Lower Back Pain Research

Cramer, H., Lauche R,. Haller H,. Dobos G. (2013) ‘A systematic review and meta-analysis of yoga for low back pain.’  Clin J Pain. May 29 (5): 450-60.

Erik, J., Groessl, M, S., and Chang, D. (2012) ‘Yoga as a Treatment for Low Back Pain: A Review of the Literature.’

Galantino, M,. Bzdewka, T,. Eissler-Russo, J,. Holbrook, M,. Mogck, E,. Geigle, P,. Farrar, J. (2004) ‘The impact of modified Hatha yoga on chronic low back pain: a pilot study’  Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine 10(2): 56-9

Holtzmann, S. and Beggs, R. T. (2013) 'Yoga for chronic low back pain: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials'   Pain Res Manag Sep-Oct; 18(5): 267–272.

Groessl, E. J. (2012) ‘Yoga for Chronic Low Back Pain: New Evidence in 2011’.  J Yoga Phys Therapy 2:e108

R.B. Saper,  et. al.  'Yoga, Physical Therapy, or Education for Chronic Low Back Pain. A Randomized Noninferiority Trial'

Tekur P,. Singphow C,. Nagendra H,. Raghuram, N. (2008)  ‘Effect of Short-Term Intensive Yoga Program on Pain, Functional Disability and Spinal Flexibility in Chronic Low Back Pain: A Randomized Control Study’  The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine 14( 6): 637-644

Ward, L., Stebbings, S., Cherkin, D., Baxter, G. D.  (2013) ‘Yoga for functional ability, pain and psychosocial outcomes in musculoskeletal conditions: a systematic review and meta-analysis’ Musculoskeletal Care Dec; 11 (4): 203-17.