A lifelong student of martial arts and energy healing, Derrick Kim brings 25 years of experience to the table when he performs acupuncture and energy readings. He specializes in preventive medicine and planning out exercise and breathing programs that improve clients' well-being.
Patricia Thompson, the certified massage therapist at Professional Therapies, dedicates herself to helping each client fulfill his or her optimal physical, mental, and spiritual health. A member of the Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals, she facilitates wellness with a variety of therapeutic treatments, ranging from massage and bodywork to psychotherapy. Her treatments can help relax the body and soothe muscles, and can also help alleviate chronic pain and assist the healing of injuries.
The best place to study traditional Chinese medicine is in China, which is where licensed acupuncturist and herbalist Na Zhai completed her training. She was invited to teach medical professionals in Austria at the same time, where she completed more than three years of courses in western medicine. She combines knowledge from her education in eastern and western medicine with over 20 years of clinical experience to provide services to her patients.
At Integrative Health, Inc., more than 25 practitioners—from licensed chiropractors to acupuncturists to massage therapists—specialize in more than 30 total services that span both conventional and alternative medicine. This broad spectrum allows the independent practitioners to form a cooperative network that can offer clients integrated health care for both physical and mental wellness.
For example, chiropractors and massage therapists may work together to help patients overcome chronic pain, or acupuncturists and psychotherapists can combine efforts to help alleviate anxiety about Mayan-calendar predictions. Further services include therapies such as weight loss with the Ideal Protein system, and classes such as yoga and how to shop for ergonomic furniture. Integrative Health’s practitioners are happy to answer prospective clients’ questions during free consultations.
Whole Health Center’s chiropractors, acupuncturists, and certified massage therapists vary in their specialties, but they work toward a common goal—to get clients healthy without the use of drugs or surgery. To achieve this mission, they call upon the body's own healing capabilities using noninvasive techniques such as spinal adjustments, massages, and acupuncture. They demonstrate their commitment to patient health not only by customizing treatment plans after a thorough consultation and exam but by keeping their doors open to walk-ins and appointments seven days a week.
At The Human Joint, Doctor of Chiropractic Julie Seymour oversees a one-stop holistic health service whose consortium of practitioners aid clients in their pursuit of natural, all-over wellness. Dr. Seymour adjusts clients of all ages, treating from newborn babies to wizened great-grandparents with gentle, low-force bodywork that realigns spines and recalibrates energy centers. Massage therapist Vivian Masters heals persistent pain with Swedish, trigger-point, body-insight, and deep-tissue massage techniques that focus on strengthening clients' mind-body connection. Other practitioners target inner well-being; hypnosis helps nix smoking addictions, encourage weight loss, and deal with anxiety, and health coaching inspires clients to trade harmful behaviors for new healthy habits.