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Perspectives on Yoga Inputs in the Management of Chronic Pain

Course: #4182 Level: Introductory1 Hour 52 Reviews

Chronic pain triggers changes in brain structure that are linked to depression, anxiety, and impaired cognitive function. New research shows that practicing yoga has the opposite effect on the brain and can relieve chronic pain.

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Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to name 3 aspects of brain function which are altered by chronic pain.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe the neuromatrix of pain.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list 3 yoga treatment options to manage chronic pain.


0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-10 Minutes Define Pain
10-25 Minutes Pain Theory
25-30 Minutes The neuromatrix of pain
30-35 Minutes Past trauma impact on chronic pain
35-45 Minutes Yoga for pain management
45-55 Minutes Clinical use of yoga in pain management
55-60 Minutes Summary, Q & A


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