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Yoga Fitness Center
(406) 728-6770
123 W Alder St
Missoula, MT
Industry
Yoga Instructor

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Lillian Flowers
(406) 546-6354
Missoula, MT
Specialty
Akashic Records, Channeling, Distance Healing, Energy Healing, Life Coaching, Medical Intuitive, Medium, Metaphysics, Psychic, Reiki, Remote Healing, Spiritual Counseling
Associated Hospitals
Psychic & Medical Intuitive

Cornerstone Chiropractic Center
(406) 541-9150
715 Kensington Ave #24a
Missoula, MT
 
Inner Workings Resources
(406) 443-3439
210 N. Higgins, Suite O
Missoula, MT
Specialty
Clinical Hypnotherapy
Gender
Male
Education
Professional Hypnotherapy
Associated Hospitals
St. Patrick's - Missoula, St. Peter's - Helena
Professional Memberships
American Society of Hypnotists Examiners

W Chiropractic
(406) 549-9100
2801 Great Northern Loop
Missoula, MT
 
Jan Newman
(406) 258-6284
3436 Mountain Drive
Clinton, MT
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Sweetwater Patient Services
(406) 541-0420
2810 Brooks St.
Missoula, MT
 
Natalie Morrow
(406) 370-8170
Red Willow Center
Missoula, MT
Specialty
BodyTalk, AnimalTalk & Reiki
Education
BA, MS
Professional Memberships
International BodyTalk Association

M4U LLC
(406) 541-9222
2935 Stockyards Roads, Unit M4
Missoula , MT
Specialty
Medical Cannabis
Gender
All
Education
Ethical, Educated and Compliant
Associated Hospitals
none
Professional Memberships
Yes

Montana Whole Health
(406) 552-5041
725 W. Alder St Ste 2
Missoula, MT
Specialty
Naturopathic Physician
Gender
Female
Education
Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine
Professional Memberships
Pediatric Association of Naturopathic Physicians

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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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