Swedish Doctors Prescribe Yoga

goran2Four years ago, a Swedish hospital introduced yoga as part of a rehabilitation programme for heart patients. It was the first hospital in the country to offer medical yoga to its patients and since then nearly one hundred hospitals and healthcare centres have followed it lead. Now almost one on 10 of Sweden´s hospitals offers specific yoga programmes, known as mediYoga, to patients with conditions ranging from back pain, high blood pressure, cancer and heart failure to eating disorders, autism and anxiety.

 

Read the full article here: 2014 Spectrum Yoga article.pdf

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