Medical yoga is a useful therapeutic tool that can help to restore mobility and flexibility to injured areas of the body. It can address a variety of ailments including chronic backache, high blood pressure, immunodeficiency and insomnia.
Medical yoga is used by many clinics, rehabilitation centers and hospitals in order to support patients during recovery. In addition to potentially reducing the reliance on pharmaceutical drugs to treat symptoms, Medical yoga has been used to support those suffering from depression and anxiety.
Yoga teachers and medical practitioners may train to become yoga therapists at any one of the various Medical yoga centers around the world.