Chronic pain is linked to our minds through emotions, memory, experiences and mood, and in this way, a form of exercise that targets both the mind and body simultaneously can prove to be extremely beneficial for chronic pain. Yoga is one example of an effective pain-reducing exercise, as it does just that – it exercises both the mind and body.
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You may have heard of the numerous health benefits associated with yoga, and perhaps you’re open to trying a class but not sure where to start. Not all types of yoga are beneficial for people living with chronic pain. Getting started with the right type of class, and setting realistic expectations will ensure you reap the intended benefits of yoga for chronic pain and its connection to the brain.