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Jeffrey Baker
(208) 557-2900
2327 Coronado Street
Idaho Falls, ID
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Emerald Healing with Sherry Bainbridge Ph.D.
(208) 552-7772
1830 Heather Circle
Ammon, ID
Specialty
Holistic Practitioner, Hypnotherapist, Reiki Master/Teacher, Spiritual Psychic
Gender
Female
Education
Bachelor of Science in Business, Master and Ph.D. in Holisitic Health, Certified Hypnotherapist and Reiki Master/Teacher

Healing Hands Reiki and Massage
(208) 351-4704
B Street
Idaho Falls, ID
Specialty
Massage, Energy Healing Work

Jeffrey Baker
(208) 557-2900
2327 Coronado Street
Idaho Falls, ID
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Glenda Bell
(208) 250-7670
1001 N. 27th St.
Boise, ID
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Women's Healthcare Associates
(208) 557-2900
2327 Coronado Street
Idaho Falls, ID
Services
Stress Management, Preventive Medicine, Obstetrics, Nutrition, Naturopathy, Mind/Body Medicine, Homeopathy, Herbal Medicine, Gynecology
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association

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Golden Compass Oriental Medicine
(208) 403-2540
477 Shoup Ave, Suite 106
Idaho Falls, ID
Specialty
Acupuncture, traditional chinese herbs
Gender
Male
Education
Masters of Oriental Medicine
Professional Memberships
NCCAOM

Cassandra Orjala
(208) 640-4668
1291 S. Breezy Way
Post Falls, ID
Membership Organizations
International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Opal Mortensen
(208) 733-6725
676 Shoup Ave. West+ Suite #14
Twin Falls, ID
Membership Organizations
International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Tilden Sokoloff
(208) 726-5330
480 Second Street East
Ketchum, ID
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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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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