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First Chiropractic
(928) 763-8313
1751 Highway 95
Bullhead City, AZ
 
BUTH Chiropractic & Wellness Center
(928) 768-1415
5221 Highway 95 Suite 13
Fort Mohave, AZ
 
Cancer Free Life
(520) 758-3091
10091 View Lane
Mohave Valley, AZ
 
Better Births Midwifery Care
(702) 357-9330
3665 S. Needles Hwy.
Laughlin, NV
Specialty
Homebirth Midwifery Care
Education
Midwives College of Utah
Professional Memberships
Midwife

Club 50 Fitness
(928) 759-2271
3155 N Windsong Dr
Prescott Valley, AZ
Industry
Personal Trainer, Yoga Instructor

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Country Health Market
(928) 758-4717
4410 Highway 95 Suite A
Fort Mohave, AZ
 
Carter Chiropractic
(928) 768-1122
5455 Highway 95
Fort Mohave, AZ
 
Laughlin Midwifery
(702) 357-9330
3665 S. Needles Hwy.
Laughlin, NV
Specialty
Homebirth Midwifery Care
Education
Midwives College of Utah

Yoga Shala
(928) 443-8973
322 W Gurley St
Prescott, AZ
Industry
Yoga Instructor

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Tom Mendola
(520) 400-4489
10861 N. Sandra Road
Tucson, AZ
Membership Organizations
Arizona Yoga Association

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Specific Yoga Type Improves Back Pain, Treats Depression and Increases Mobility

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People with chronic low-back problems who do yoga also do betteriyvenga_yoga at overcoming pain and depression than people treated conventionally for back pain, a West Virginia University study funded by the National Institutes of Health shows.

The three-year, $400,000 study, published in the September issue of the journal Spine, showed lifted mood, less pain and improved function in the group that did yoga postures compared with a control group who received standard medical therapy.

The 90 study subjects, who experienced mild to moderate functional disability, were randomly assigned to the yoga group or the group that received conventional medical therapy. Yoga participants took 90-minute classes twice a week for 24 weeks, doing postures targeted to relieve chronic low-back pain. Follow up continued for six months after the end of classes or therapy. 

The yoga group had less pain, less functional disability and less depression compared with the control group,” said Kimberly Williams, Ph.D., research assistant professor in the Department of Community Medicine. “These were statistically significant and clinically important changes that were maintained six months after the intervention.”

The yoga classes were taught by certified Iyengar yoga instructors. Iyengar yoga is a populariyengar_yogaform of yoga in the United States, that uses props such as belts, blocks, cushions, benches, etc. as aids in perfoming asanas (postures). These aids allow beginners to experience asana easier and fully than might otherwise be possible without several years of practice. A form of Hatha yoga , Iyengar yoga is based on the traditional eight limbs of yoga, emphasizing the development of strength, stamina, flexibility and balance, as well as concentration ( Dharana ) and meditation ( Dhyana ). Iyengar yoga characterized by great attention to detail and precise focus on body alignment. Derivative forms of Iyengar yoga include Sivananda Yoga and Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga.

There have been many studies performed on the effects of Iyengar yoga on patients with physical problems. In general, Iyengar yoga is useful in physical therapy because it assists in the manipulation of inflexible or injured areas.

Proponents of yoga have long described the health benefits of yoga , especially in reducing back pain,” Williams said. “But not everybody was convinced. This is a mu...

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