Incorporating Yoga in Treatment Plans How popular is yoga? Kaley-Isley , Peterson, Fischer, and Peterson (2010) report on a 2008 survey stating that approximately 15.8 million people in the United States currently practice yoga (p. 20). Many schools, hospitals, businesses, colleges, and community treatment centers have started the yoga therapy offered as part of their physical fitness programs because people believe yoga can foster developmental, preventative, and therapeutic physical and mental fitness. For these reasons, it is important to look at the evidence on yoga research to see if it is safe, valuable, worthwhile, and whether physical therapists should incorporate yoga into their plans of care and the benefits of yoga. It is...The end:
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