Integrating Tradition and Science: A Holistic Approach to Lower Back Pain Management with Yoga and Neurotherapy


  • Ram Gopal Parihar Research Scholar, Madhav College of Naturopathy & Yogic Sciences, Madhav University, Pindwara, Rajasthan
  • Prof. (Dr.) Anil Kashyap Principal & Head, Madhav College of Naturopathy & Yogic Sciences, Madhav University, Pindwara Rajasthan



lower back pain, holistic approach, integrative medicine, yoga, neurotherapy, pain management


Introduction: Low back pain (LBP) is a widespread global health issue affecting 40 to 80% of adults. Conventional treatments like medications, physical therapy, and surgery often provide only temporary relief and can lead to reinjury and persistent disability. This has sparked growing interest in non-conventional approaches for long-term solutions. This review investigates the potential of integrating ancient traditions and modern scientific findings, specifically Yoga and Neurotherapy, to manage LBP effectively. Literature Review: Existing literature highlights the limitations of conventional LBP treatments and the rising interest in holistic, long-term solutions. Yoga is well-documented for enhancing physical function, promoting relaxation, and improving mind-body awareness. Neurotherapy focuses on regulating the nervous system to modulate pain. By synthesizing various studies, this review presents an integrated approach that leverages the strengths of both Yoga and Neurotherapy for LBP management. Materials and Methods: To explore the effectiveness of Yoga and Neurotherapy in LBP management, a systematic analysis of scientific literature was conducted. Databases such as PubMed, Medline, and Google Scholar were searched using keywords like "Yoga," "Neurotherapy," "Low Back Pain," and "integrative treatment." Relevant articles were selected based on their contributions to understanding the mechanisms, effectiveness, and clinical applications of these therapies. Results: The analysis revealed that both Yoga and Neurotherapy offer substantial benefits for LBP sufferers. Yoga enhances physical function, promotes relaxation, and improves mind-body awareness, contributing to long-term relief. Neurotherapy regulates the nervous system to modulate pain, providing an additional layer of management. Combining these approaches creates a synergistic effect, improving patient outcomes more effectively than either treatment alone. Conclusion: Integrating Yoga and Neurotherapy provides a comprehensive, holistic solution for managing LBP, addressing the physical, mental, and neurological dimensions of pain. This review highlights the importance of such integrated strategies and suggests future research should focus on optimizing these approaches to enhance patient outcomes and provide long-term relief from LBP.

Author Biographies

Ram Gopal Parihar, Research Scholar, Madhav College of Naturopathy & Yogic Sciences, Madhav University, Pindwara, Rajasthan

Ram Gopal Parihar is the President of the Lajpatrai Mehra Neurotherapy Research and Training Institute and a qualified Neurotherapist from Jalandhar, Punjab, India. He has worked with the pioneer Dr. Lajpatrai Mehra as a consultant, lecturer, and researcher in the field of Neurotherapy. A dedicated social activist, Ram Gopal has been serving humanity in the healthcare sector for over 22 years. He has delivered numerous keynote speeches at seminars on Neurotherapy and various health topics. Additionally, he has organized countless seminars, workshops, and camps on Neurotherapy and other alternative therapies for a variety of audiences, including clubs, corporations, institutions, schools, colleges, and rural areas.  His community service experience extends beyond India, reaching international audiences as well. Currently, Ram Gopal is a research scholar pursuing a Ph.D. in Yogic Sciences and Naturopathy beside running his own clinical practice at Neuro Vedic Holistic healthcare, Jalandhar, Punjab, India.

Prof. (Dr.) Anil Kashyap, Principal & Head, Madhav College of Naturopathy & Yogic Sciences, Madhav University, Pindwara Rajasthan

Dr. Anil Yogi, a distinguished expert in yoga philosophy and positive psychology, has over 20 years of experience in stress management, happiness, motivation, and behavioral transformation. Currently, he is working as Professor and Principal at Madhav. With a vast background spanning manufacturing, education, and wellness sectors, Dr. Yogi has trained 20,000 individuals and conducted sessions on yoga therapy, stress management, and growth mindset for various organizations like Academic Institutions, Automobile Industries, Pharma Company and Personal care Manufacturing Units. Dr. Yogi is recognized for his adeptness in customizing sessions to suit the specific requirements of his audience.


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How to Cite

Parihar, R. G., & Kashyap, A. (2024). Integrating Tradition and Science: A Holistic Approach to Lower Back Pain Management with Yoga and Neurotherapy . RESEARCH REVIEW International Journal of Multidisciplinary, 9(6), 87–100.