Yoga is much more than just a physical exercise. It's an ancient mind and body based practice that involves self-paced physical movement, meditation, and breathing techniques. Practicing Yoga can change your and your patient's life in ways you never imagined! An array of incredible benefits from
Publish Date: Jun 15, 2021
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Yoga is much more than just a physical exercise. It's an ancient mind and body based practice that involves self-paced physical movement, meditation, and breathing techniques. Practicing Yoga can change your and your patient's life in ways you never imagined! An array of incredible benefits from yoga have become evident in healthcare, professional sports and our day-to-day lives promoting physical and mental well being. But how does it actually work? How does one heal through yoga? When is it appropriate to do yoga if you/your patient has pain? Join me in this episode as I talk more about yoga with Ms. Amanda Machado, MPH. Not only is she a certified yoga teacher and entrepreneur, but she’s also a public health epidemiologist with over a decade of experience in disease prevention! Amanda brings even her personal perspective to the practice of yoga, as she shares with us how it helped her heal from anxiety and trauma! In addition, she shares the how yoga is beneficial for your pain patients, how to counsel your patients around yoga for pain and even how it’s beneficial to you and your patients above and beyond pain conditions! Takeaways In This Episode The role yoga played in Amanda’s personal healing journey Tangible and intangible benefits from yoga including its role in our relationships with others Applications and implications of yoga for pain management Uniques aspects of yoga for pediatric patients including preventive and therapeutic benefits What exactly does yoga entail and how to know which yoga is right for you/your patient (Hint: So much more than physical exercise!) Finding the right yoga therapy, teacher and therapist (Yes there is such a thing!) How to determine whether a patient should do physical therapy versus yoga Ms. Machado's advice to healthcare professionals around yoga Links Amanda Machado Connect with Amanda - Instagram Linkedin Passage Studios | Yoga + HIIT + Spin Pedia Pain Focus Epi# 63. Integrative Pediatric Pain Management with Dr. Lonnie Zeltzer Clinicians Pain Evaluation Toolkit Proactive Pain Solutions About the Guest Amanda Machado, MPH, is a Public Health Epidemiologist who has worked in healthcare for a decade, she is trained in both kinesiology as well as epidemiology, she researches root causes of disease, associations, and preventative intervention. Amanda is also a certified Yoga Teacher and entrepreneur and has her own business where she focuses on holistic wellness, helping people live a more conscious life, where they can heal, and grow. She also does business mentorship for practitioners looking to integrate evidence into their work, and those who want to bridge spiritual, emotional well-being with evidence based and scientific insights. She has published studies on happiness, high cost users of the health system and health behaviors that lead to illness, as well as on other clinical and prevention based topics. In her free time you can find her hiking a mountain in the Rockies, gardening, and spending time with her husband and dog Willow.