publication . Article . 2012

P05.58. Yoga is a feasible intervention for veterans with chronic stroke.

Kristine K. Miller; M Van Puymbroeck; Nancy Schalk; Arlene A. Schmid;
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  • Published: 01 Jun 2012 Journal: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, volume 12 (eissn: 1472-6882, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Springer Nature
Abstract
Results Four primary themes emerged from the data. Related to preconceived notions, veterans identified that they did not know what to expect, in part because stretching activities seemed too simple to help. While we called this “balance exercise,” veterans had mixed feelings about calling this yoga. All were more accepting of this by the end of the study. However, several, in addition to saying they wouldn’t know what to expect from yoga, said “men don’t do yoga” while another compared it to voodoo. The veterans identified that benefits from participation in a group post-stroke yoga intervention included: acknowledgement of the idea that while there was no pain...
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Medical Subject Headings: humanitieshuman activitieshealth care economics and organizationseducation
free text keywords: Complementary and alternative medicine, General Medicine, Other systems of medicine, RZ201-999, Poster Presentation, Mixed feelings, Alternative medicine, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Family medicine, Psychotherapist, Acknowledgement, business.industry, business, Rehabilitation, medicine.medical_treatment, Chronic stroke
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