As the name describes, this type of yoga is generally used to treat diseases. In this type of yoga certain set of asanas , Pranayam, yogic kriyas and certain alternative methods of treatment are used. It is helpful for the person having some severe health issues like heart diseases, breathing issues, diabetes, obesity etc. Along with the physical illness this yoga treats the person with mental issues like anxiety, depression , insomnia etc. Therapeutic yoga is different from any other type of yoga because this yoga focuses on a single disease specifically.