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New research finds that a yoga class designed specifically for back pain can be as effective as physical therapy in relieving pain. The yoga protocol includes gentle poses and avoids more difficult ones. Comstock Images/Getty Images hide caption

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Study Finds Yoga Can Help Back Pain, But Keep It Gentle, With These Poses

A yoga class designed specifically for lower back pain can be as effective as physical therapy in easing pain, the study says. The class and teacher manuals are available online, for free.

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Study Finds Yoga Can Help Back Pain, But Keep It Gentle, With These Poses

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