Yoga for Arthritis – Recommended Reading
McCall, T. (2007). Yoga as Medicine: The Yogic Prescription for Health and Healing
Chapter 9 with contributions from Marian Garfinkel, known for her clinical studies published in 1998 in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Yee, R. (2004). Moving Toward Balance: 8 Weeks of Yoga with Rodney Yee
shows demo with clear descriptive photos with different modifications for all types of levels.
Long, Ray. (2006). The Key Muscles of Yoga: Scientific Keys, Volume I
There are several other volumes and each provides anatomical information for activation during asanas.
- Yoga for Young Adults with Rheumatoid Arthritis: Results From a Mixed-Methods Pilot Study
Evans S, Moieni M, Taub, Subramanian S, et al. Iyengar
Journal of Pain and Symptom Management 2010; 39(5), 2010, 904-91
- The benefits of yoga for rheumatoid arthritis: results of a preliminary, structured 8-week program
Badsha H, Chhabra, V, Leibman, C. et al.
Rheumatology International, 29(12), 1417-1421.
- Improvement in hand grip strength in normal volunteers and rheumatoid arthritis patients following yoga training.
Dash M, Telles S.
Indian J Physiol Pharmacol 2001; 45(3):355-360.
- Evaluation of a yoga based regimen for treatment of osteoarthritis of the hands.
Garfinkel MS, Schumacher HR, Jr., Husain A, Levy M, Reshetar RA.
J Rheumatol 1994; 21(12):2341-2343.
- Measuring the effects of yoga in rheumatoid arthritis
Haslock I, Monro R, Nagarathna R, Nagendra HR, Raghuram NV.
Br J Rheumatol 1994; 33(8):787-788.
- The Suitability of Yoga as a Potential Therapeutic Intervention for Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Focus Group approach
Ward L, Treharne GJ, Stebbings S.
Musculoskeletal Care. 2011 Jul 29.
- Effect of one week of yoga on function and severity in rheumatoid arthritis
Telles S, Naveen KV, Gaur V, Balkrishna A.
BMC Res Notes. 2011 Apr 12;4:118.
- Yoga for arthritis: a scoping review
Haaz S, Bartlett SJ.
Rheum Dis Clin North Am. 2011 February; 37(1): 33–46.
- Yoga in rheumatic diseases
Bartlett SJ, Moonaz SH, Mill C, Bernatsky S, Bingham CO 3rd.
Curr Rheumatol Rep. 2013 Dec;15(12):387. doi: 10.1007/s11926-013-0387-2.
- A pilot study of yoga as self-care for arthritis in minority communities
Middleton KR, Ward MM, Haaz S, Velummylum S, Fike A, Acevedo AT, Tataw-Ayuketah G, Dietz L, Mittleman BB, Wallen GR.
Health Qual Life Outcomes. 2013 Apr 2;11:55. doi: 10.1186/1477-7525-11-55.