Could the solution to America’s opioid overdose crisis be as close as the nearest yoga studio?

new study from the VA San Diego Healthcare System and the University of California, San Diego found that veterans with chronic low back pain responded well enough to twice-weekly yoga class to cut back on or eliminate the use of opioid pain medications.  The study followed 150 military veterans with an average of 15 years of chronic low back pain.  Researchers noted that addressing the pain with yoga also reduced side effects.

Read more at Institute for Patient Access.

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