Yoga does help knee pain in rheumatoid arthritis says data analysis

yoga, rheumatoid arthritis, arthritis exercise, arthritis digestRegular yoga seems to reduce knee arthritic symptoms and promote physical function in people with rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis, a team reports in Medicine (Baltimore).

Benefits of yoga in people with knee osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis remains controversial so a study group analysed relevant research. A total of 13 clinical trials involving 1,557 patients with knee osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis were included in final data analysis.

And the outcome is positive for yoga, with the authors concluding that “regular yoga training is helpful in reducing knee arthritic symptoms, promoting physical function, and general wellbeing in arthritic patients”.

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