A licensed acupuncturist and a master herbalist lead Rebalance Healing Center. They take pains to administer painless acupuncture sessions, which can treat a wide range of conditions from Crohn's disease and gout to depression and endometriosis. Acupuncture treatments use very fine sterile, disposable needles for optimum comfort and safety. And their work produces results—many clients experience affirming effects within 24 hours of treatment.
Plum Blossom Clinic's toolkit of healing methods gives off a distinctly Eastern energy, embracing traditional Chinese medicine ranging from acupuncture and acupressure to qi gong meditation and palmistry. Founder Michael Hamilton, LAC, is the driving force behind these alternative approaches. Since earning a master of oriental medicine from the Tai Hsuan Foundation in 1997, he's been helping people remedy their ailments with holistic treatments such as tui-na medical massage, herbal medicine, nutritional or diet therapy, and qigong moving meditation as a physical therapy. However, acupuncture remains Michael's hallmark treatment, drawing on every one of its modalities, from moxibustion and cupping to ear acupuncture.
Under the direction of certified master personal trainer, holistic medical practitioner, fitness guru, and former Mrs. Hawaii Pamela Lara, the staff at HULAerobics Fitness views exercise as an another opportunity to celebrate the island's vibrant Polynesian culture. As a professional hula and Tahitian dancer and instructor, Pamela calls upon more than 30 years of hip-swaying experience as she leads her HULAerobics classes, which are suitable for exercisers of all shapes and fitness levels. The fun, lively workout borrows elements from Polynesian dances to help condition bodies, target specific muscles, and improve agility, strength, and energy. In addition to fitness classes, HULAerobics also offers dance programs that promote disciplined training, creative exploration, and self-discovery.
An accomplished student of acupuncture, herbal medicine, and martial arts, Marc Capener uses a holistic approach to help restore balance and release pain-causing blockages of energy. At Acupuncture Arts, Marc and his staff employ the tenets of traditional Chinese medicine to spark the body's ability to heal itself, fend off disease, and grow an impenetrable exoskeleton. In addition to acupuncture, practitioners offer patients a variety of treatment options, including cupping, moxibustion, reiki, and meditation counseling. A master herbalist, Marc also serves as head caretaker of the herb farm at ICAOM, where he teaches classes and oversees the cultivation of organic herbs.
At Bliss Healthcare & Bodyworks, licensed massage therapist Robert Timm reveals the healing power of massage. A registered nurse, Robert has witnessed that power firsthand while working extensively with rehabilitating patients. He applies that exposure to his own practice, where he uses various modalities, including Swedish, lomilomi, orthopedic, and deep tissue. To elevate the relaxation levels of each experience, Robert and the Bliss team offer extras, such as aromatherapy and hot stones, and even travel to the homes of clients via their mobile service.
The licensed staff at Vella Chiropractic rely on gentle, drug-free techniques for treating spinal misalignments that cause pain and other symptoms. By specializing in chiropractic biophysics for posture, the Activator method for light force treatments, and the Webster method for pregnancy, they can treat chronic pain, headaches, and sciatica in everyone from babies to the elderly.