Not content with simply earning his PhD in counseling psychology at Florida State University, Len Worley delved deeper into the world of wellness. He ended up at the Rolf Institute, where he studied the art of fascia-manipulating bodywork. Now able to ease both minds and bodies, the doctor of many trades has practiced for 30 years as a psychologist, marriage and family therapist, health coach, spiritual guide, and rolfer.
Health can be a mystery. Dr. Liesa Harte, a board-certified family physician, aims to be the Sherlock Holmes of chronic ailments, using the principles of functional medicine and biochemistry to solve the mysterious health issues that plague patients. She uses tools such as DNA testing with saliva, supplements, and supervised weight-loss programs to guide her patients to long-term health. Dr. Liesa makes sure she’s available to her patients as often as possible, offering next-day appointments and email and carrier-pigeon communication.
While medical science has done a good job eliminating myxomatosis in humans, it's far less capable at treating conditions that slip through the net of prescriptions, expensive surgeries, and iron lungs. Today's Groupon helps tame these slippery body-eels the natural way: for $99, you get an in-depth consultation and recommendations for organic treatments from an organic source of wisdom at Austin Naturopathic Medicine.
At Central Chiropractic Clinic, patrons can acquire effective holistic care for the whole family, including babies, the elderly, and pet dragons. Led by the talented Dr. Rick and his ample back-mending experience, Central Chiropractic Clinic has been helping Austin stay healthy and limber since 2003. Focusing on whole body health, Central treats the cause of each ailment instead of merely masking the symptoms that present themselves. Each visitor will receive an initial consultation that helps assess health issues, followed by a thorough exam that pinpoints problematic areas. Included x-rays also provide valuable information about your bony frame and its layers of volcanic activity.
At Turtle Dragon Health Services, five licensed practitioners apply their healing hands to guests while administering traditional Chinese medicine. In addition to providing acupuncture and massage, the clinic also sells tea, feng shui supplies, and Asian antiquities. Turtle Dragon also stocks a veritable bounty of Chinese medicine, such as 600 types of raw herbs, 300 kinds of patented herbal formulas, and three boxes full of the sound of one hand clapping.
After chest surgery, Marina Ginn suffered from terrible, lingering pain and could find no relief in Western or alternative medicine. Her mother recommended Alphabiotics after it relieved her own chronic back pain, and Marina was immediately an ache-free convert. She continued on to graduate from Alphabiotics Training Academy in Dallas and opened Alphabiotic Center in Austin.
Developed by the father-son team of Dr. Virgil Chrane and Dr. Michael Chrane, the practice of Alphabiotics aims to relieve stress and pain and balance bodies with a quick adjustment of the supine head. Practitioners of this therapy liken it to pressing the reset button on the body, clearing away tension, refueling energy levels, and causing internal clocks to stop flashing 12:00.