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      Move in National Yoga Month

      Medical research shows that yoga instruction and conventional stretching classes are equally good at relieving discomfort from{}lower-back pain.

      Researchers at the University of Washington and with the Group Health Research Institute in Seattle found that a beginner's yoga class geared for back pain or a very intensive stretching exercise program would be equally suitable as a treatment for chronic moderate lower-back pain.

      That's for the person who's willing to move their body.{}{} Experts{}caution it is not for a person with severe back pain who is unable to move their body.

      The study appears in the Archives of Internal Medicine.

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