Reiki master Gigi Benanti discovered her gift for hands-on healing at an early age. She has since turned that discovery into a lifelong vocation, helping others achieve wellness through the ancient Japanese treatment of Reiki. At her facility, Gigi incorporates other holistic remedies, such as essential oils and sound healing, into her routine. She also offers Reiki workshops, and encourages many clients to include yoga, or meditation, into their own programs to achieve optimal results.
Just as peanut butter teams up with jelly, traditional Western medicines team up with alternative approaches at iMedCenter, in the pursuit of overall wellness. A dedicated staff of medical physicians, therapists, and chiropractic doctors treats patients afflicted with everything from sports injuries to diabetes. They mitigate these ailments through individualized treatment plans designed to efficiently expedite recovery. Their services include therapeutic massages, physical therapy, nutritional counseling, and acupuncture.
The staff strengthens its program of personalized health plans with an abundant use of technology, which iMedCenter’s website claims garnered them a Healthcare Heroes Award for Innovation in 2011 from the Governor.
For more than 25 years, chiropractor Phil Dolcimascolo has eschewed the use of surgery or drugs to rehabilitate his clients. Instead, he focuses on gentle, noninvasive chiropractic services and smart, preventative care to keep his patients healthy and pain-free. Each visitor first undergoes a thorough consultation, telling the practitioner about any past or current health issues, how long aches have been persisting, and how they may be interfering with daily life. From there, treatments might include gentle adjustments, different forms of massage, or other individualized treatments to help ease physical tension and stress.
As a registered nurse and energy healer, Maryann Barrett's methods bridge the divide between Western and holistic medicine. She addresses what aspirin and chicken-noodle footbaths can't seem to fix, unblocking energy and shooing away stressors through cranial-temple activation and chakra balancing. She completed her training at the Barbara Brennan School of Healing, an institution whose motto is "Hands of Light Healing Around the World," and is currently working toward a master's degree in integrative health and healing.
The Finding Center aims to enhance clients' well-being and ease everyday stresses during complementary therapy sessions. During sessions, clients are led into a state of deep relaxation through a personalized guided meditation by practitioner Jude Smith, who then uses advanced energy healing techniques to move out those energies that have been blocking your experience of well-being. The Finding Center combines Jude's years of work as a meditation teacher with her extensive training in advanced energy healing techniques, including Reiki, IYS Therapy, and Pranic Healing.
Dr. Mark Joachim's psychology, chiropractic, and immunology background qualifies him to operate the integrative BioSet system, which blends techniques of Eastern and Western medicine. At Allergy Elimination Norwalk, the BioSet-certified practitioner and his staff blend electromagnetic testing with chiropractic, acupuncture, and nutrition theories and techniques to diagnose and treat the body's sensitivities. A significant element of treatment, digestive enzymes aid stomachs struggling to digest certain foods or poststructuralist theories.