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A Comprehensive Guide to Managing Pain and Orthopedia in Injuries Through Yoga

by Staton, Laura

The first and only accessible and yoga-inspired approach to managing orthopedic issues and injuries.

Yoga Bones, written by author, occupational therapist, and yoga instructor Laura Staton, guides readers to manage their pain, be it from injury or after orthopedic surgery, with yoga-inspired and occupational therapist-approved stretches and exercises designed to increase strength and decrease pain.

Organized by sections of the body, each chapter includes a curated menu of fully-photographed yoga asana-based exercises, guiding anyone from yoga experts to newbies.

Yoga Bones also includes Functional Wellness sections designed to explore the emotional components of healing. For example, a reader with neck pain can find both a menu of physical stretches which can help lessen the pain, but also energetic exercises and meditations for a healing that is holistic.

Laura Staton holds a Master's Degree of Science in Occupational Therapy from NYU and is a C-IAYT Yoga Therapist specializing in injury rehabilitation. She works as a Senior Occupational Therapist at a Northwell Health teaching hospital, and is the co-author of Baby Om -Yoga for Mothers & Babies. Laura is passionate about yoga's powerful effect on physical and emotional well-being, and how this interacts with daily life. For many years, she was a dancer and choreographer in NYC and received her BFA from The Juilliard School.

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Laura's unique and well-received individualized yoga sessions have been enormously beneficial to appropriate patients as an adjunct to their rehabilitation programs. She applies her expertise to Yoga Bones, which provides additional treatment options that patients can use, with the advice of their physicians, to help alleviate their symptoms.

Quote: Jeffrey B. Weinberg, MD, chairman, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine

Yoga Bones presents a wonderfully simple and straightforward approach to therapeutic yoga. Laura brings her experience as an occupational therapist and a yoga practitioner together to help bridge the gap between the worlds of occupational therapy and yoga. Anatomical information, simple yoga poses and sequences guide readers in an integrative and accessible approach to improving the quality of their lives by using yoga as a means to help ease discomfort, restore and improve function, so that they can do what they find personally meaningful.

Quote: Carrie Owerko, senior level Iyengar yoga teacher, Laban movement analyst

Yoga Bones is a knowledgeable and insightful guide for anyone interested in the interface of Western medicine and Eastern yoga practices, and how they combine to treat many physical conditions and create holistic well-being. Staton's experience as both an occupational therapist and a yoga therapist comes together in a treasure trove of accessible and helpful guidance. I love this book, and I recommend it to professionals, and to anyone who is seeking help with issues ranging from foot to neck pain, and everything in between.

Quote: Liz Owen, yoga therapist and coauthor of The Yoga Effect

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