Yoga and Physical therapy plays a major role in chronic pain treatment. Yoga is a physical and mental practice with origins dating back to more than 5000 years in India. This discipline strives to obtain an internal state of peace. Physiotherapy (PT) is a health care career that incorporates the therapeutic use of physical agents or modalities, such as massage, ultrasound and exercises to name a few. When looking at the discipline of Yoga, it is immediately obvious that Yoga and PT share a common feature: the stretching. Stretching refers to the workout of gentle exercises designed to help making the muscles for greater effort and to rise the range of motion in the joints.
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