Last updated on February 2018

Yoga vs Stretching in Veterans With Chronic Lower Back Pain: Does Mindfulness Matter?


Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Chronic Low Back Pain
  • Age: Between 18 - 89 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adult Veterans between the ages of 18-89
  • Lower back pain > 12 weeks
  • Have the ability to exercise independently.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects will be excluded if
  • They are currently enrolled in or maintain a home meditation practice
  • If they are currently involved in a mindfulness or cognitive behavioral therapy group.
  • If they have participated in a structured group yoga class in the last three months.
  • If they have an open workers compensation or no-fault case or have undergone spinal surgery in the past 6 months.

Recruitment Status: Open


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