The experienced alternative-medicine practitioners of Happy Cloud Acupuncture recognize that the body’s natural healing processes are powerful; that it can heal itself with the right aid. So, they give bodies a push in the right direction by focusing on treating the body as a whole, rather than treating only problem areas, and by employing holistic therapies, such as acupuncture, chiropractic, cupping, and massage, that will help bodies fix themselves. They believe that, as Thomas Edison once said, “The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest her or his patients in the care of the human frame, in a proper diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease," and that these doctors will be cyborgs.
For more than a decade, Dr. Ron Ristaino and the staff at Desert Health & Wellness have helped people look and feel better with a bounty of innovative techniques. As a healthcare author, fitness trainer, and consultant to numerous nutraceutical companies, Dr. Ristaino is uniquely qualified to devise effective, personalized lifestyle programs that focus on balancing hormones and reducing cravings without forcing clients to count calories or skip meals. For patients who need a little extra help, the doctor may recommend specialized fat-burning diet plans or Lipo-Light treatments, which harness energy from LED lights to noninvasively shrink fat cells. In addition to slimming physiques, Dr. Ristaino and his staff reduce stress via infrared therapy, which helps to prevent stress-related problems such as high blood pressure, obesity, and broken Rubik's cubes.
Since 1993, Dr. Steven L. Ginex has cared for the health and appearance of patients' feet at Palm Desert Podiatry Center. He and his staff treat ailments that range from arch pain to athlete's foot and help clear away toenail fungus using the FDA-approved PinPointe laser.
Dr. Charles Sarosy and Dr. Salma Aziz, DPM, take the lead at Pure Beauty Skin Care and Medical Spa, where an experienced team of doctors and nurses helps to banish signs of aging with nonsurgical treatments. Laser-based procedures scan the treatment spectrum, helping to smooth wrinkles and even out complexions on the face and banish scars, spider veins, and hair along the body. Injectables by Botox and Juv?derm aid in temporarily erasing fine lines, and products such as Latisse help to boost lagging lashes.
After receiving her doctorate from the California College of Podiatric Medicine, Dr. Nahid Birjandi sharpened her scalpel skills with a surgery residency, then ventured into the realm of private practice. She now rids toes of nail fungus, warts, and scars with modern laser technology and fixes ingrown nails, hammertoes, and bunions with traditional surgery. Her office also provides custom orthotics to ease pain throughout the legs and back and microvascular physical therapy to help to alleviate the symptoms of peripheral neuropathy.
Dr. Thomas Shin has devoted his podiatry practice to alleviating feet of pain and aesthetic imperfections. Whether foot aches arise from plantar fasciitis, bunions, or cement boots, Dr. Shin brings relief in the form of custom-fitted orthotics and foot-correcting surgeries. On the cosmetic side, Dr. Shin's collection of lasers fights unwanted toe hair, plantar warts, and toenail fungus.