by Dr. Lois Steinberg
2010; 254 pages, many photos. Important book on the practice focusing on asana work for neck/shoulder discomfort . Methodical and very detailed.
From the “Overview”, page 1: “… Asanas can be modified to relieve muscular and neural pain related to the neck and shoulders. Misalignment of the cervical vertebrae and their discs can cause pain down the arms to the fingertips as well as through the region of the shoulders. … Muscles can be tensed to protect against pain, but ultimately the tension creates further imbalance… Organ vitality improves with optimal circulation, which necessitates space in and around the area of concern such that the organ can lengthen, twist, extend forward and backward, and invert. …”