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Complimentary Treatments > Home Practice – Youtube links

Yoga

Yoga is a way of life that incorporates mind, body, and a spiritual approach.  Yoga’s use of stretching, breathing, and meditation has been therapeutic in the treatment of various chronic pain conditions.

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Yoga with Adriene channel https://www.youtube.com/user/yogawithadriene *
- Yoga for neck tension https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X3-gKPNyrTA&list=PLui6Eyny-UzxlIwoqK-RPwYKD-gMuteVT *
- Yoga for chronic pain https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BFaXfQpxnps *
- Yoga for tension relief https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aKsu112bzHE *
- Yoga for self love  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CqnWMPuyT0g&t=37s *
- Yoga for lower back https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lMTyp5npt78 *
- Yoga for upper back https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J-05m7bboK0 *
- Gentle and slow yoga https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kFhG-ZzLNN4&t=2s *
- Gentle chair yoga (wheelchair friendly) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FrVE1a2vgvA *
- Yoga for feet https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ea4MF7IqILA&t=311s *
- Yin yoga (gentle yoga) htthttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RQyX48NtDrQ&t=315s *
Yoga nidra (mindfulness/breathing based yoga, less movement)
- Yoga Nidra for Chronic pain https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1NcXFB8lQmo *
- Audio-based guided meditation for chronic pain https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1jPdpoP6V20
Part 1, Daily Sessions 1-6  
- Intro and Breath https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jVbzEof2kTQ&list=PL3AQ_JVoBEyyg8PKc__hge6CXBkB-lsN_&index=1 *
- Cat-Cow https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FkKiqvqLqZk&list=PL3AQ_JVoBEyyg8PKc__hge6CXBkB-lsN_&index=2 *
- Child’s Pose https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O5-TnW8WQmY&list=PL3AQ_JVoBEyyg8PKc__hge6CXBkB-lsN_&index=3 *
- Back Bend https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bdvUOoO8gN8&list=PL3AQ_JVoBEyyg8PKc__hge6CXBkB-lsN_&index=4 *
- Spinal Twist https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4QfIzmY6r28&list=PL3AQ_JVoBEyyg8PKc__hge6CXBkB-lsN_&index=5 *
- Relaxed Pose https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tgonwtfRkBw&list=PL3AQ_JVoBEyyg8PKc__hge6CXBkB-lsN_&index=6 *
Part 2, Invigorating Practice Sessions 1-5
- Ocean Breath  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3eQNPT6WuLs&list=PL3AQ_JVoBEyyg8PKc__hge6CXBkB-lsN_&index=7 *
- Bridge Pose  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RDfLCMl1P7k&list=PL3AQ_JVoBEyyg8PKc__hge6CXBkB-lsN_&index=8 *
- Mountain Pose https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vt9hZnd_jzI&list=PL3AQ_JVoBEyyg8PKc__hge6CXBkB-lsN_&index=9 *
- Tree Pose https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xWGT54sGSLc&list=PL3AQ_JVoBEyyg8PKc__hge6CXBkB-lsN_&index=10 *
- Resting Pose https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jaZfCLhF34Q&list=PL3AQ_JVoBEyyg8PKc__hge6CXBkB-lsN_&index=11 *

Physical Therapy (PT)

Physical therapy helps with pain management.  Exercising for just 30 minutes a day on at least three or four days a week will help you with chronic pain management.

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Michelle Kenway Physiotherapy channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPQS5BOA_GLQKCc07ZCOjJg  *
- Back pain exercises playlist https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TGI5TFnY8Ck&list=PLqo18HBnle8xOisUEyFYirY51ukVlTRlx *
- Neck pain exercises playlist https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TGI5TFnY8Ck&list=PLqo18HBnle8xOisUEyFYirY51ukVlTRlx *
- Stretching exercises playlist https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yt3CpkmFAfc&list=PLqo18HBnle8ye2Cs2hwUCo0QMgDnjTunk *
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome  
- Physical Therapy Exercises for Complex Regional Pain Syndrome https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=63BG6wYV3Ew *
- How to Treat Complex Regional Pain Syndrome: Ankle Exercises for Complex Regional Pain Syndrome https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_EK9Sr-qekQ *
- How to Treat Complex Regional Pain Syndrome: Toe Exercises for Complex Regional Pain Syndrome https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YWUkdftxNfY *

Chair Exercises

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- Seated Exercise for Obesity and Limited Mobility - Stage.1 Ep.1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vPJKAG0mknI *
- 20 Min Chair Exercises Sitting Down Workout - Seated Exercise for Seniors, Elderly, & EVERYONE ELSE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=azv8eJgoGLk *
- Seated Exercises for Older Adults https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8BcPHWGQO44 *

Tai Chi

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- Veterans Tai Chi for Pain and Stress https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FqkQqcSK1TY&feature=youtu.be
   

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