We thought this was interesting! read on… MedPage Today by Katrina Woznicki Viniyoga proved to be effective in relieving lower back pain as shown in the clinical study conducted by the National Institute of Health. SEATTLE, Dec. 20 – The ancient practice of yoga proved to be more effective in reducing chronic back pain than either aerobic exercise or a self-help book. So says a study in the Dec. 20 issue of Annals of Internal Medicine in which investigators compared three types of treatment among 101 chronic back pain patients. They found a gentle form of yoga called viniyoga proved to be more beneficial in alleviating back pain symptoms and improving function. The benefits also lingered weeks after the study was over. Read More…