The four board-certified, well-educated foot surgeons at Westside Foot & Ankle Specialists keep leg-ending extremities healthy with a variety of surgical and non-invasive treatments. Surgeries help repair everything from fused joints to painful bunions, making it easier to walk or run. A full team of physical therapists help guests get the most of their restored bodies. Non-invasive procedures include laser fungus removal, which zaps away stubborn infections hidden beneath toenails.
At Mountain Park Health Clinic, Dr. Kenneth Rifkin channels more than 30 years of experience in naturopathic medicine and acupuncture to attempt to bring down nail fungus with quick laser treatments. During the procedure, Dr. Rifkin administers a laser treatment to the nail bed, breaking down nail fungus with heat gentle enough not to wake any penguins the patient may be cradling. The heat aides in the treatment of the nail bed's infection, hopefully resulting in a gradual return of rosy, healthy nails. The procedure takes about 30 minutes and helps to bestow clients with confidence in their digits during winter vacations to the islands and postgame handshakes with the opposing team's hot-dog vendor.
We provide homeopathic & herbal care to Portland area families. We educate clients so that they can understand the root cause of their concerns. We provide homeopathic & herbal remedies in a comfortable setting. We also offer monthly educational workshops on herbal tincture preparation for those interested.
It’s standard for massage therapists to tailor treatments to the individual, but at Written on the Body Massage and Acupuncture Studio, owner Julie Campbell and her staff take treatment customization even farther. The cast of licensed massage therapists offers more than 20 bodywork therapies, each helpfully broken down by profession and lifestyle. For instance, Take a Stand incorporates warming foot treatments and leg, hip, and back-focused techniques for those who stand on their feet all day. Conversely, the I Feel Like a Robot massage, involves techniques designed for overworked wrists and forearms, stiff backs, and other ailments symptomatic of having a desk job or being a professional chair-tester. Michael Wesson puts to use the Feldenkrais bodywork technique there, eliciting happy sighs from patrons by touching muscles gently to retrain them.
Beyond massage therapy, on-staff acupuncturist Beth Howlett uses hair-thin needles to restore the body’s healing processes and quell ailments ranging from allergies to chronic diseases. Meanwhile, a quite sanctuary equipped with a light therapy box mimics a sunny day to help clients who suffer from seasonal affective disorder. And to delight their clients after hours, Written on the Body hosts artwork shows, complete with dancing, refreshments, and free massages.
Skylor Powell isn't your typical health counselor. In case her turkey-bacon grilled-cheese recipe doesn't make it obvious, the yoga instructor/road-trip-taker/chef has no interest in forcing bland or difficult-to-plan meals onto plates. Instead, Skylor is passionate about making healthy lifestyles fun, delicious, and easy, and her expertise has gotten the attention of KATU news. Skylor’s nutritional programs range from single half-hour refresher discussions to three-week meal plans, and three-month coaching regimens.
Though they may include meetings, e-mails, and encouraging skywriter messages, Skylor's one-on-one wellness programs are mainly characterized by her recipes. Designed to be tasty and simple to assemble, these recipes guide clients through the creation of their own meals, which are primarily gluten- and dairy-free, and frequently incorporate vegetarian and raw foods.
Above all else, Full Circle Fitness owner Anthony Silva wants his clients to be happy. After earning his Master of Science in Nutrition more than 13 years ago, Tony spent years working with seniors in need of special care, patients with HIV-related illnesses, and recently returned veterans. Tony's experiences and old-school training instilled in him a commitment to helping people lead a happy, balanced life through one-on-one counseling, interactive nutrition coaching, and meal planning, as opposed to health trends that claim to offer instant gratification and quick fixes.
Clients meet in person, over Facetime, and on Skype with their personal coach and bolster their health regimen and nutrition guidance with food diaries and daily motivational check-ins. Full Circle Fitness's holistic approach is tailored to each participant's needs, with acupuncture, massage, and hypnotherapy to bring minds as well as bodies into a blissful state of wellness.