7 doctors weighed in:

Is yoga better for preventing back pain or for treating it once it's already there?

7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Both

Yoga done properly and with good alignment can both treat lower back and neck pain as well as help people keep a good strong core to protect their back.
I recommend it to my patients all the time and practice yoga myself.

In brief: Both

Yoga done properly and with good alignment can both treat lower back and neck pain as well as help people keep a good strong core to protect their back.
I recommend it to my patients all the time and practice yoga myself.
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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Dr. Neetu Ahluwalia
Pain Management
2 doctors agree

In brief: Both

Yoga is excellent for building core muscles to support your back, and can prevent injuries.
It also excellent for stretching and strengthening after an injury.

In brief: Both

Yoga is excellent for building core muscles to support your back, and can prevent injuries.
It also excellent for stretching and strengthening after an injury.
Dr. Neetu Ahluwalia
Dr. Neetu Ahluwalia
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Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management

In brief: Good for both

It can help in both ways.

In brief: Good for both

It can help in both ways.
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Dr. David Rosenfeld
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