Tania Santana-Santos is a board-certified holistic health practitioner who spearheads the wellness services at Food for Healing. Tania delves deep into her clients' dietary habits, sussing out patterns that may be harmful to their health. Her expertise can help address issues such as depression, anxiety, and sleep disorders. Tania offers lab tests to assess food sensitivities, gut health, and adrenal function, all of which help her formulate a nutritional plan specific to each client.
Natalya Vilner, founder of Temple of Wellness, became a believer in holistic medicine after conventional therapies failed to offer her relief from her own rather serious health problems. She now shares the natural remedies and cleansing techniques that restored her vitality with her clients in the hope of improving their lives too.
For those new to the world of holistic healing, she recommends starting with a computerized whole-body scan to identify areas of imbalance and swallowed coins hidden in the appendix. Next, she may suggest a round of colon hydrotherapy to purge debris from the lower digestive tract or cold-laser therapy to treat pain, swelling, or anxiety. Massages promote both relaxation and detoxification, and nutrition advice may help combat allergies and excess weight.
For Doctor of Chiropractic Roman Kreyman, wellness begins with the spine. He investigates a range of illnesses by looking for subluxations and pinched nerves in the spine that can disrupt the flow of communication from the brain to the organs. Once identified, he manually shifts discs and vertebrae into place during adjustments and corrective exercises.
But the doctor doesn’t stop at the spine. He also assuages muscular aches with massages and electrical-stimulation treatments, and his custom orthotics support straighter posture.
Since the spine binds the nervous system, it’s poised to inflict damage or healing, depending on its state. Doctor of Chiropractic Carey Skorski and his staff at Bay Ridge Holistic Healthcare PC maintain spinal health, which can then spread throughout the entire body. Instead of relying on medication or invasive procedures, Dr. Skorski naturally realigns the spine with chiropractic therapy techniques, sometimes supplementing treatments with laser therapy or x-rays.
Drawing on her education from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, Esmeralda Merveille has engineered a specialized health program centered around three tenants: bio-individuality, primary food, and integrative nutrition. Generally speaking, the approach is to look at how each client's lifestyle affects his or her overall health, instead of dwelling on calories and carbs. Perhaps clients are sleeping too little, stress eating, or wearing cookie dough as a hat. By assessing these bad habits, Esmeralda can help them reduce food cravings and maximize energy.
Doctor of Chiropractic Taras John Odulak has been adjusting spines in his native East Village for more than two decades. To date, he and his staff at East Village Chiropractic have completed more than 100,000 adjustments. When you repeat something that many times, you're bound to develop a specialty, and East Village's specialties include gentle techniques such as trigger-point therapy, massage therapy, and nutritional counseling.