Dr. Lori Poelstra, MD

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Certified Pain Management Physician,  Ayurveda and Vedic Counselor, and PSM Meditation Instructor Lori Poelstra, MD is a Chopra Center- Certified Instructor in Ayurveda and Primordial Sound Meditation (PSM). She has always had an interest in holistic medicine and healing practices. In college, she wrote her Senior Honors Thesis on Medicinal Healing Plants and Practices of the Peruvian Amazon after spending time there researching and learning from the local Shamans. Dr. Poelstra went on to earn a traditional Medical Degree and became Board Certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Management. She was an Assistant Professor of Neuro-Anesthesiology at The University of Maryland / Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore until she and her family moved to the Emerald Coast in 2009.  Along with her Spine Surgeon husband, Dr. Kornelis Poelstra MD PhD, Dr. Lori soon opened The Spine Institute on the Emerald Coast, a comprehensive Pain Management and Spine Surgery practice. Feeling a desire to educate and provide her patients with more integrative options for healing and wellbeing of mind, body and spirit, Dr. Lori continued her studies at The Deepak Chopra Center for Wellbeing in Carlsbad, Ca. (Certified in Perfect Health-Ayurveda and Primordial Sound Mediation Instruction), and the Ayurveda Healing Institute in Santa…

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