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394 result(s) for 'yoga' within BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies

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  1. Osteopathic medicine is based on a diagnostic and therapeutic system to treat tissue mobility/ motility dysfunctions in general, using different approaches (depending on the target tissue) known as osteopathic...

    Authors: Wagner Rodrigues Martins, Leonardo Rios Diniz, Juscelino Castro Blasczyk, Karina Ferreira Lagoa, Sérgio Thomaz, Marcia Elisabeth Rodrigues, Ricardo Jacó de Oliveira and Ana Clara Bonini-Rocha
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2015 15:223
  2. In order to facilitate the completeness and transparency of reporting on randomized controlled trials undertaken using acupuncture interventions, a consensus group of international experts developed the Standards...

    Authors: Lizhou Liu, Margot Skinner, Suzanne M McDonough, Priya Kannan and George David Baxter
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2015 15:190
  3. Laughter Yoga consists of physical exercise, relaxation techniques and ... ) to examine the feasibility of conducting Laughter Yoga for patients with end stage kidney disease ... explore the psychological and phy...

    Authors: Paul N Bennett, Trisha Parsons, Ros Ben-Moshe, Merv Neal, Melissa K Weinberg, Karen Gilbert, Cherene Ockerby, Helen Rawson, Corinne Herbu and Alison M Hutchinson
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2015 15:176
  4. Mind-body therapies are beneficial for several diseases (e.g. chronic pain, arterial hypertension, mood disorders). Eurythmy therapy (EYT) is a mind-body therapy from Anthroposophic Medicine. In each EYT exercise...

    Authors: Friedrich Edelhäuser, Antje Minnerop, Barbara Trapp, Arndt Büssing and Dirk Cysarz
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2015 15:167
  5. Anecdotally, use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) for Musculoskeletal Pain (MSP) is common in Nigeria; however, there seems to be a dearth of empirical data on its prevalence and mode of use. Th...

    Authors: Chidozie Emmanuel Mbada, Tijani Lukman Adeyemi, Rufus Adesoji Adedoyin, Hakeem David Badmus, Taofeek Oluwole Awotidebe, Olujide Olusesan Arije and Olorunfemi Sunday Omotosho
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2015 15:164
  6. Dementia is a prevalent neurodegenerative disorder affecting an estimated 24.3 million people across the globe. The burden on those caring for people with dementia is substantial, with widespread implications ...

    Authors: Matthew J. Leach, Andrew Francis and Tahereh Ziaian
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2015 15:145
  7. Decision-making during pregnancy regarding different options of care can be difficult, particularly when risks of intervention versus no intervention for mother and baby are unclear. Unbiased information and s...

    Authors: Bettina Berger, Christiane Schwarz and Peter Heusser
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2015 15:143
  8. Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use has steadily increased globally over the past two decades and is increasingly playing a role in the healthcare system in the United States. CAM practice-based e...

    Authors: Lysbeth Floden, Amy Howerter, Eva Matthews, Mark Nichter, James K Cunningham, Cheryl Ritenbaugh, Judith S Gordon and Myra L Muramoto
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2015 15:140
  9. Traditional medicine (TM) has been established as a two-edged sword. On one edge numerous forms of TM have been proven safe and effective, while on the other edge various modes of TM have been shown to be futi...

    Authors: Yousef Mohammad, Ahmed Al-Ahmari, Fahad Al-Dashash, Fawaz Al-Hussain, Firas Al-Masnour, Abdullah Masoud and Hoda Jradi
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2015 15:102
  10. Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) has been practiced for centuries owing to the absence or limited availability of conventional medicine. CAM has persisted globally with over USD34 billion spent ann...

    Authors: Mandreker Bahall and Mark Edwards
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2015 15:99
  11. Many smokers are unable to access effective behavioral smoking cessation therapies due to location, financial limitations, schedule, transportation issues or other reasons. We report results from a prospective...

    Authors: James M Davis, Alison R Manley, Simon B Goldberg, Kristin A Stankevitz and Stevens S Smith
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2015 15:95
  12. Previous research suggests benefits of yoga in reducing depression and anxiety. However, ... heterogeneity include amount, types and delivery of yoga interventions. This study aims to document consensus-based rec...

    Authors: Michael de Manincor, Alan Bensoussan, Caroline Smith, Paul Fahey and Suzanne Bourchier
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2015 15:85
  13. Studies have demonstrated the potential of the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program to improve the condition of individuals with health outcomes such as hypertension, diabetes, and chronic pain; i...

    Authors: Sara Wagner Robb, Kelsey Benson, Lauren Middleton, Christine Meyers and James R Hébert
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2015 15:24
  14. Heart failure (HF) and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are highly prevalent and associated with a large symptom burden, that is compounded in a dual HF-COPD diagnosis. Yoga has potential benefit for ...

    Authors: Lucy Selman, Kelly McDermott, DorAnne Donesky, Tracie Citron and Jill Howie-Esquivel
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2015 15:21
  15. We conducted semi-structured qualitative interviews with 64 participants initiating one of four CAM therapies (yoga, chiropractic, acupuncture, massage) for chronic...

    Authors: Emery R Eaves, Karen J Sherman, Cheryl Ritenbaugh, Clarissa Hsu, Mark Nichter, Judith A Turner and Daniel C Cherkin
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2015 15:12
  16. Fatigue is an important problem in paediatric cancer patients and yoga may be an effective intervention. The primary ... objective was to determine the feasibility of individualized yoga for hospitalized children...

    Authors: Caroline Diorio, Tal Schechter, Michelle Lee, Cathy O’Sullivan, Tanya Hesser, Deborah Tomlinson, Janine Piscione, Christine Armstrong, George Tomlinson and Lillian Sung
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2015 15:2
  17. Self-reported use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) varies widely from 10% to 75% in the general populations worldwide. When limited to use of a CAM provider 2% to 49% reported use is found. CAM ...

    Authors: Agnete E Kristoffersen, Trine Stub, Anita Salamonsen, Frauke Musial and Katarina Hamberg
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2014 14:463
  18. Stress places a metabolic burden on homeostasis and is linked to heightened sympathetic activity, increased energy expenditure and pathology. The yogic state is a hypometabolic state that corresponds with mind-bo...

    Authors: Anupama Tyagi, Marc Cohen, John Reece and Shirley Telles
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2014 14:445
  19. The widespread use of CAM around the world requires health professionals including pharmacists to have the required knowledge to better advise their patients. This has lead to an increased need for the inclusi...

    Authors: Peter B James and Abdulai J Bah
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2014 14:438
  20. Maternal health is a public health priority in many African countries, but little is known about herbal medicine use in pregnancy. This study aimed to determine the pattern of use of herbal medicine in an urba...

    Authors: Mamothena Carol Mothupi
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2014 14:432
  21. The inclusion of prayer-for-health (PFH) in the definition of complementary alternative medicine (CAM) has resulted in higher levels of CAM use. The objective of this study was to assess PFH and CAM use among ...

    Authors: Ping Lei Chui, Khatijah Lim Abdullah, Li Ping Wong and Nur Aishah Taib
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2014 14:425
  22. Sensory isolation in a flotation tank is a method known for inducing deep relaxation and subsequent positive health effects for patients suffering from e.g. stress or muscle tensions pains. Very few studies ha...

    Authors: Anette Kjellgren and Jessica Westman
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2014 14:417
  23. Musculoskeletal disorders, stress and performance anxiety are common in musicians. Therefore, some use the Alexander Technique (AT), a psycho-physical method that helps to release unnecessary muscle tension an...

    Authors: Sabine D Klein, Claudine Bayard and Ursula Wolf
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2014 14:414
  24. Yoga is a balanced practice of physical exercise,...

    Authors: Alan Yeung, Hosen Kiat, A Robert Denniss, Birinder S Cheema, Alan Bensoussan, Bianca Machliss, Ben Colagiuri and Dennis Chang
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2014 14:411
  25. There is a lack of research on the organisational operations of integrative healthcare (IHC) practices. IHC is a therapeutic strategy integrating conventional and complementary medicine in a shared context to ...

    Authors: Suzanne J Grant and Alan Bensoussan
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2014 14:410
  26. The use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) in Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) is increasing. Although CAM often improves patients’ well-being, it can also lead to side-effects and interactions wi...

    Authors: Annelie Lindberg, Bjöörn Fossum, Per Karlen and Lena Oxelmark
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2014 14:407
  27. Although studies have shown that a large proportion of cancer patients use CAM, no study on CAM use amongst orthopaedic oncology patients has been published. Therefore, this study aims to determine the prevale...

    Authors: Amreeta Dhanoa, Tze Lek Yong, Stephanie Jin Leng Yeap, Isaac Shi Zhung Lee and Vivek Ajit Singh
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2014 14:404
  28. There is growing interest in the use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) throughout the world, however previous research done in Japan has focused primarily on CAM use in major cities. The purpose ...

    Authors: Gregory Shumer, Sara Warber, Satoko Motohara, Ayaka Yajima, Melissa Plegue, Matthew Bialko, Tomoko Iida, Kiyoshi Sano, Masaki Amenomori, Tsukasa Tsuda and Michael D Fetters
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2014 14:360
  29. Knee osteoarthritis (OA) causes pain and long-term disability with annual healthcare costs exceeding $185 billion in the United States. Few medical remedies effectively influence the course of the disease. Fin...

    Authors: Chenchen Wang, Maura D Iversen, Timothy McAlindon, William F Harvey, John B Wong, Roger A Fielding, Jeffrey B Driban, Lori Lyn Price, Ramel Rones, Tressa Gamache and Christopher H Schmid
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2014 14:333
  30. A growing number of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) have investigated the therapeutic value of yoga interventions. This bibliometric analysis aimed to provide ... the characteristics of the totality of availa...

    Authors: Holger Cramer, Romy Lauche and Gustav Dobos
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2014 14:328
  31. Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is widely used in Germany, with some treatments eligible for health insurance reimbursements. CAM encourages patients to play an active role in their healing proces...

    Authors: Lena Schützler and Claudia M Witt
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2014 14:320
  32. The aging process involves a decline in immune functioning that renders elderly people more vulnerable to disease. In residential programs for the aged, it is vital to diminish their risk of disease, promote t...

    Authors: Abilio Reig-Ferrer, Rosario Ferrer-Cascales, Ana Santos-Ruiz, Adolfo Campos-Ferrer, Alvaro Prieto-Seva, Irene Velasco-Ruiz, Maria Dolores Fernandez-Pascual and Natalia Albaladejo-Blazquez
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2014 14:311
  33. The prevalence and socioeconomic cost of late life depression (LLD) is on the rise, while the response rate to antidepressant trials remains poor. Various mind-body therapies are being embraced by patients as ...

    Authors: Zareen Amtul, Amanda Arena, Hussein Hirjee, Zaineb U Khan, Pramudith M Maldeniya, Ronnie I Newman, Amer M Burhan, Stephen Wetmore and Akshya Vasudev
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2014 14:307
  34. We conducted semi-structured interviews with 64 individuals receiving massage, chiropractic, acupuncture or yoga for chronic low back pain. Interviews were...

    Authors: Clarissa Hsu, Karen J Sherman, Emery R Eaves, Judith A Turner, Daniel C Cherkin, DeAnn Cromp, Lisa Schafer and Cheryl Ritenbaugh
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2014 14:276
  35. Feldenkrais Method® teachers help students improve function and quality of life through verbally and manually guided lessons. The reasons people seek Feldenkrais® lessons are poorly understood. Similarly, little...

    Authors: Patricia A Buchanan, Nicole L Nelsen and Simon Geletta
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2014 14:217
  36. Secondary arm lymphoedema continues to affect at least 20% of women after treatment for breast cancer requiring lifelong professional treatment and self-management. The holistic practice of yoga may offer benefit...

    Authors: Annette Loudon, Tony Barnett, Neil Piller, Maarten A Immink and Andrew D Williams
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2014 14:214
  37. Type 2 diabetes is a major health problem in many countries including India. Yoga may be an effective type 2 diabetes...

    Authors: Kelly A McDermott, Mohan Raghavendra Rao, Raghuram Nagarathna, Elizabeth J Murphy, Adam Burke, Ramarao Hongasandra Nagendra and Frederick M Hecht
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2014 14:212
  38. While depression is frequently managed by general practitioners, often patients self-manage these symptoms with alternative therapies, including St John’s wort (SJW). We tested whether use of SJW was associate...

    Authors: Marie Pirotta, Konstancja Densley, Kirsty Forsdike, Meg Carter and Jane Gunn
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2014 14:204
  39. Evidence suggests yoga is a safe and effective intervention for ... heterogeneity in the components and reporting of clinical yoga trials impedes both the generalization of study ... key components for the design...

    Authors: Lesley Ward, Simon Stebbings, Karen J Sherman, Daniel Cherkin and G David Baxter
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2014 14:196
  40. Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is increasingly included within mainstream integrative healthcare (IHC) services. Health service managers are key stakeholders central to ensuring effective integra...

    Authors: Judy Singer and Jon Adams
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2014 14:167
  41. Osteoarthritis (OA) is a common problem in older women that is associated with pain and disabilities. Although yoga is recommended as an exercise intervention to ... the feasibility and potential efficacy of a Ha...

    Authors: Corjena Cheung, Jean F Wyman, Barbara Resnick and Kay Savik
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2014 14:160
  42. Integrative medicine (IM) is a patient-centered, healing-oriented clinical paradigm that explicitly includes all appropriate therapeutic approaches whether they originate in conventional or complementary medic...

    Authors: Patricia M Herman, Sally E Dodds, Melanie D Logue, Ivo Abraham, Rick A Rehfeld, Amy J Grizzle, Terry F Urbine, Randy Horwitz, Robert L Crocker and Victoria H Maizes
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2014 14:132
  43. Race has been reported to affect the use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), but there is very little research on the use of CAM by ethnicity in Korea. This study explores the prevalence of CAM us...

    Authors: Jung Hye Hwang, Dong Woon Han, Eun Kyung Yoo and Woon-Yong Kim
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2014 14:103
  44. Major depressive disorder (MDD) is the leading cause of disability in the developed world, yet broadly effective treatments remain elusive. Up to 40% of patients with depression are unresponsive to at least tw...

    Authors: Stuart J Eisendrath, Erin P Gillung, Kevin L Delucchi, Maggie Chartier, Daniel H Mathalon, Jude C Sullivan, Zindel V Segal and Mitchell D Feldman
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2014 14:95
  45. The National Institutes of Health reported in 2007 that approximately 38% of United States adults have used at least one type of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM). There are no studies available tha...

    Authors: Lisa Strouss, Amy Mackley, Ursula Guillen, David A Paul and Robert Locke
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2014 14:85
  46. Most users of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) combine it with conventional medicine. Recent risk assessment studies have shown risks of negative interactions between CAM and conventional medicine,...

    Authors: Lasse Skovgaard, Inge Kryger Pedersen and Marja Verhoef
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2014 14:59
  47. The use of complementary and alternative Medicine (CAM) has increased over the past two decades in Europe. Nonetheless, research investigating the evidence to support its use remains limited. The CAMbrella pro...

    Authors: Felix H Fischer, George Lewith, Claudia M Witt, Klaus Linde, Klaus von Ammon, Francesco Cardini, Torkel Falkenberg, Vinjar Fønnebø, Helle Johannessen, Bettina Reiter, Bernhard Uehleke, Wolfgang Weidenhammer and Benno Brinkhaus
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2014 14:46
  48. The use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is widespread and high utilization rates are associated with people who have chronic conditions like hypertension which management requires adherence to ...

    Authors: Irene A Kretchy, Frances Owusu-Daaku and Samuel Danquah
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2014 14:44