What is clinical yoga?
Yoga is an ancient form of movement and exercise that has stood the test of time. Originating in India it has spread worldwide and focusses on improving strength, flexibility and breathing in order to improve physical and mental wellbeing.
The word ‘Yoga’ means union, specifically between body and mind. Scientific studies have demonstrated a range of health benefits from practicing yoga. Benefits include reduced pain, stress levels and depression, while improvements have been found in mobility, cardiac health, blood pressure and general quality of life scores.
As physiotherapists, we choose specific movements based on the clinical need of each individual, tailoring sessions specifically to treat issues with muscles, joints and nerves.