Hatha yoga therapy more effective in treating knee OA than therapeutic exercises
Effects of an integrated approach of hatha yoga therapy on functional disability, pain, and flexibility in osteoarthritis of the knee joint: a randomized controlled studyJ Altern Complement Med. 2012 May;18(5):463-72. doi: 10.1089/acm.2010.0320. Epub 2012 Apr 26
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250 patients, with osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee, were randomised into two groups to undergo one of two therapy sessions, as a means to measure functional outcome. After receiving transcutaneous electrical stimulation and ultrasound treatments, patients either completed daily sessions of hatha yoga therapy or therapeutic exercises. Following 3 months of therapy, results displayed that yoga thera...
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