Author: Hansaji Jayadeva YogendraArmaiti N Desai/Publisher: The Yoga InstituteYear: 2007Language: EnglishPages: 187ISBN/UPC (if available): 8185053367
This book has a place in the treatment of the patient with disorders of back and joints. This introductory chapters explain what is Yoga and this helps to bring the reader nearer to accepting Yoga as a method of treatment. The emphasis on the role of functional stress could be dangerous. The treatment for organic disease could be delayed or totally denied to the patients. The orthopaedic surgeon has done well to explain common joint problems in simple terms, yet he has not sacrificed scientific facts. This will help patients to dispel doubts. The place of asanas and their appropriate use in individual cases is very, very useful prescription. Claims to cure with Yoga must be backed up by scientific proof. When relief is obtained by learning to live with the affliction Yoga would prepare the patients mentally better then any medical treatment. This useful book will have limited exposure since it is written in English. It deserves publication in other languages for larger benefits to the society. Doctors usually prescribe drugs I would prescribe a book. What Dr. K. V. Chaubal, an eminent and senior orthopaedic surgeon of International repute has to say about this book: -This book has a place in the treatment of the patient with disorders of back and joints… The orthopaedic surgeon has done well to explain connon joint problems in simple terms, yet has not sacrificed scientific facts… The place of asanas and their appropriate use in individual cases is a very, very useful prescription… When relief is obtained by learning to live with the affliction, Yoga would prepare the patients mentally better than any medical treatment… Doctors usually prescribe drugs, I would prescribe a book.
1. Science and Yoga in Synergy I. River of LifeII. Awareness, the key to it all III. Intricate network IV. Wrong inputs galore: a. Wrong inputsb. Posture c. Diet d. Preconceived notions and misconceptionsV. Things beyond our control VI. Psycho immuno neuro endocrinology VII. A Positive Attitude 2. A Report of Orthopaedic Activities at the Yoga Institute I. Orthopaedic CampII. True success of patients 3. Medical Specifics I. Spine – Cervical II. Lumbar III. Heel IV. Ankle V. Knee VI. Shoulder VII. Generalised disorders 4. Charts I. All about Asanas: II. Disorders and conditions with related Asanas. III. Physiotheraphy exercises and their equivalent asanas. 5. Summary Index