The therapists at Bodywork by Vitality hone in on muscular distress with a slate of massage modalities. Each specialist is trained in many techniques, including trigger-point and deep-tissue massage to combat localized pain and Swedish massage to alleviate tension stemming from unwieldy Viking headgear.
Having a baby presents a new set of challenges to any family, as Stacey Bergin-Melito, very well knows. As the founder of Natal to Nest and a mother of two, Stacey works to ease the stresses of childbirth via fertility workshops, pre- and postnatal yoga classes, and support groups. Her staff features health specialists including a board-certified lactation consultant, a nutritional-therapy practitioner, and a registered nurse, among others. Together, the team brings moms closer to new babies as well as to fellow parents in a relaxed setting.
Camille Rodriguez, the woman behind Jade Moon Acupuncture & Wellness, graduated from the Colorado School of Traditional Chinese Medicine in April 2012. To earn her degree, Ms. Rodriguez completed 2,265 hours of education, 525 hours of clinical acupuncture, and about 30 minutes of paperwork.
She puts this experience to good use during acupuncture sessions that treat pain, stress, and other health issues. Additionally, Ms. Rodriguez practices Chinese medicine such as cupping and moxibustion, which leverages the curative properties of burning mugwort to fortify blood health and bolster the healing process.
Doctor of Chiropractic Mark Dempsey believes that chiropractic treatment should not only be drug-free, but also comfortable. While his 20 years of experience guide his hands during manual spinal adjustments and massages, he also makes use of arthrostim devices, which adjust spines without the cracking and popping often associated with chiropractic. After thorough evaluations, Dr. Dempsey applies the arthrostim, which delivers soft, percussive pressure to strategic points along the spine, nudging wayward discs into healthier positions.
Chiropractic doctors and massage therapists team up at this clinic to relieve chronic aches and address wellness. As specialists in back and neck pain, they can assist patients suffering from recent auto accidents or sports injuries. Traditional physical therapy helps clients through the healing process, while futuristic technologies such as electronic muscle stimulation and interferential electrotherapy tone or treat muscles with targeted impulses. The staff also encourages inner health with nutritional counseling, helping patients discover which foods may help them overcome illnesses and which are actually made out of wax.
At Highlands Ranch Family Acupuncture, licensed acupuncturist Lisa Dronen helps her patients overcome stress and pain with a wide range of traditional Chinese therapies. A graduate of the Colorado School of Traditional Chinese Medicine, she is also a certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine as a diplomat in acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine. Her repertoire of holistic treatments includes acupuncture, cupping, moxibustion, tui na massage, allergy elimination, and nutritional guidance.
Nerve damage brought on by chemotherapy almost took away one man's independence. Worried about his body's mobility, he sought healing in an unlikely place: the infrared portion of the light spectrum. Infrared-light therapy gave him back his health and mobility, inspiring him to open a clinic where others could bask in the healing aura of this drug-free treatment.
Nu Light Therapy is also home to noninvasive aesthetic therapies such as microcurrent stimulation, designed to tone the face and body. Vinyasa-yoga classes exercise the core and leave the mind more balanced than identical twins on a teeter-totter.