Exercise is an important part of overall health and well-being. Activities such as lifting weights, floor exercise, walking, cycling, aquatic exercise, Pilates, yoga, and Tai Chi have been evaluated for their benefits in improving pain relief through various mechanisms (e.g., increased range of motion, muscle strength, and muscle endurance). However, treating existing pain with exercise may temporarily worsen muscle pain or discomfort, therefore it is important to speak with a medical professional beforehand.
Yoga is an ancient practice originating from India over 5000 years ago. It combines mental training techniques with physical movements to relieve stress and anxiety. Practices such as mindful breathing, relaxation, and meditation are complemented with physical poses and posturing to promote movements that increase strength and flexibility., and supplement.