Pain Tag

In our first six months, 37 physiotherapists, yoga teachers, occupational therapists and other health practitioners from three states in Australia and New Zealand have completed the 2.5-day Yoga for Pain Preliminaries Training. What exactly can you expect in this course, and how can it help your work as a health care provider?

Chloe wanted to take up more physical activity but was restricted by muscle and joint pain from sarcoidosis.  Her condition seemed to be exacerbated by being run down, and while she said she felt most well after a good sleep, she suffered from insomnia.  Chloe’s psychologist specialises in pain and recommended her to Yoga for Pain.

John was experiencing pain in a number of postures in his Bikram Yoga class and wanted to know what was and wasn’t suitable for an ongoing problem in his back.  He had been seeing a musculoskeletal physiotherapist for persistent back pain that he attributed to twenty years of high-level sport and physical work.  John’s physiotherapist considered that John could benefit from an outside perspective on his yoga practice so that he could practice safely and in the most beneficial way for his body.