All Saints Institute of Medical Sciences and Research,India
Amritjot Kaur has completed her Bachelor in Physiotherapy from All Saints Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Ludhiana, Punjab, India -141122. www.allsaintsedu.com. At present, she is working as a physiotherapist in Dhanaula (the rural area of Punjab, India). She always collaborate with patients to achieve efficient outcomes through evidence –based rehabilitation. Her current areas of focus include treatment of the spine, hip, hand, foot, ankle etc
Patanjali is the father of yogic sciences. It is the greatest gift to the world from the Indians. Yoga means to merge, join & unite. The objective of this study is to assess the findings of selected articles regarding the effects of yoga and to provide a comprehensive review of the benefits of regular yoga practice on overall health. Yoga is a form of mind-body fitness that involves a combination of muscular activity and an internally directed mindful focus on awareness of the self, the breath, and energy. Yoga is an ancient system of physical postures, breathing practices, and meditation designed to integrate body, mind and spirit that originated in India. Yoga is the way of life were in, art and science meets. Yoga aims at achieving a wholesome health in the form of physical, mental, psychological and spiritual well being of the person. Yoga and physiotherapy plays a very important role in the prevention of a disease. If a disease has already occurred, they help in prevention of further complications and promote faster recovery from ill health. Yoga therapeutics may have the potential to complement neurologic physical therapy. Patanjali has described eight branches: Yama, Niyama, Asana, Pranayama, Pratyahara, Dharana, Dhyana and Samadi. Thease asanas helps to develop the muscles and joints and the neuromuscular co ordination. They help in the conditioning of heart, lungs, brain and other important organs of the body. Physiotherapy & yoga complement each other in enabling the patent to enjoy a good, wholesome health.