The evidence regarding the role of the nervous system in the generation of pain is ever increasing as well as the variety of interventions targeted at working with the mind-body relationship.

Unlike traditional yoga, that I have found can exacerbate my pain, gentle pain informed yoga has always supported my chronic pain condition and now the research is showing this to be the case.

This article is a great summary of the role of the brain in generating pain as well as pain from the perspective of the Yoga Sutras. Read on for a rare article bringing science and yoga together.