Health Professionals in District Of Columbia County
“Through natural and safe treatment modalities, our philosophy is to first do no harm. At Indigo Health Clinic, we specialize in treating thyroid disorders, gastrointestinal disorders, food sensitivities, adrenal fatigue and hormone irregularities, Lyme disease and immune system imbalances, and cardiovascular disease. Same day sick visits are welcome.
“I work with patients diagnosed with cancer with the main goals of fighting disease, supporting immune function, reducing side effects, improving quality of life and preventing recurrent disease.
“As the former team acupuncturist for the Washington Redskins, I have significant experience treating both professional athletes and the weekend warriors for injury recovery and pain management. I also treat adults and children with issues ranging from migraines to cancer care, from anxiety to diabetes. Our practice has been featured on radio, TV, and in newspapers, including USA Today.
“Dr. Ciuha has a unique approach to health and disease. She practices holistic family medicine with emphasis on dermatology, women's and children's health, and digestive disorders/food sensitivities. Dr. Ciuha has a conventional medical approach to diagnosis, and she uses physical examination, clinical labs and imaging tests to identify the cause of the problem. The choice of treatment then is based on the individual patient's needs, and may include dietary and lifestyle modifications, nutritional therapies, botanical therapies, physical medicine, as well as certain prescription medications.
“I feel I am best suited to treating three specific conditions, in addition to my general practice. 1. Women's Health-which includes menstrual disorders (PMS), infertility and menopausal disorders. 2. Pain Management-including acute and chronic muscle and joint pains and sports injuries. 3. Non-responsive Conditions-including tinnitus, fatigue, skin conditions or any chronic condition not responding to Western medicine. From experience I find that a multi-dimensional approach works best to resolve intractable conditions. So, in addition to acupuncture I often recommend Chinese herbs or other therapies like yoga, tai chi or massage therapy.
“Washingtonian Magazine "Top Doctor" in Rehabilitation Medicine, acupuncturist / chiropractor to the Washington Wizards, fully trained/licensed MD (Rehab Med - GW 89'), chiropractor (Logan College of Chiro - 79') and acupuncturist (Harvard Medical School / UCLA Postgrad - 07' / 95') with over 30 yrs experience. We are an integrative health practice in Wash, DC and McLean, VA. Our practice is a unique blend of conventional and complementary therapies that are patient-centered and utilizes safe and evidence-based treatments. Consultative services for Rehab Medicine/Medical Acup at GW, NRH, Children's Hospital, Johns Hopkins Sibley Hospital. We develop integrative strategies to promote healthy lifestyles.
“I have a general acupuncture and Chinese herbs practice where I treat a variety of conditions from the common cold to pain to women's health issues. I do a front and a back treatment during each acupuncture session to harmonize and treat the entire body. I really enjoy working with each patient on simple things they can do to improve their health. After all, The Neijing (one of the foundational texts of Oriental Medicine) says that waiting until you get sick to see a doctor is like waiting until you're thirsty to dig a well.
“Neurological and muscular disorders, like headaches and migraines, neck pain, tennis elbow, low back pain and sciatica, frozen shoulder, and the pain associated with osteoarthritis, tendonitis, and especially fibromyalgia respond well to massage therapy. Physical problems related to stress and emotional conditions fade after massage. Injuries: Manual therapy fights overuse and repetitive strain injuries, workplace and athletic trauma, whiplash. Digestive disorders, such as constipation occasionally can be relieved through abdominal techniques. Respiratory disorders, such as sinus pressure, and congestive symptoms. Mental health: therapeutic massage reduces symptoms of anxiety, depression, and stress disorders.
“I have been in practice since 1996. My treatment approach to your wholeness incorporates a combination of styles which are intended to respect your journey to health and well-being. I believe I am qualified to help your situation whether it is relaxation, stiffness, pain or injury. A professional assessment, as well as an active dialogue and a respect for your needs will result in an experience that can be either a focused short-term treatment approach incorporating a single modality or a more in-depth, long-term approach which may integrate different modalities weaved into several sessions.
“I am glad for your interest in my work. eMind is psycho-educational practice. The goal is to bring awareness about emotional intelligence, using emotional skills to overcome life stresses. Stress can be mild or traumatic; however, they are obstacles, hindering our success. The psycho-educational approach has been my intervention for many years in education and therapy. We do our best when we learn to nurture our innate emotional resources. We are born with unlimited emotional resources that the rational mind needs to understand and apply.
“Acupuncture and Chinese herbology is an experience-based medicine developed for thousands of years in China. As an experienced acupuncturist and traditional Chinese medicine practitioner, Dr. Xu is dedicated to provide the most suitable treatment for your body to achieve well-being and good health. We offer treatment for depression, insomnia, headache, infertility, Pain management (Back pain, Neck pain, Joint pain, etc), PMS, digestive disorders, stroke sequelae, nausea & vomiting, and many other chronic problems.
“I am passionate about using scientifically based natural medicine to successfully guide my patients into wellbeing. Whether you have a chronic or acute condition or simply want to learn how to better manage your minor health concerns in a preventative manner, I will dedicate my time to bring you into your optimal health. I find that spinal manipulation, body work, colonic irrigation , fasting and Nutritional support through IV therapy, Vitamin therapy, dietary make overs, and botanical medicine, are all powerful tools to better health. My practice accepts all age groups and genders.
“Matt uses an integrative style of classical and modern acupuncture and herbal medicine techniques. He thrives on helping individuals achieve their personal wellness goals through attentive and personalized treatments. Many clients seek treatment with Matt for various health concerns, stress reduction, boosting immune function, and achieving a greater sense of overall wellness that can be noticed on a daily basis.
“Pain and illness can be a severe barrier to living well, directly and indirectly. Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine treatments are designed to create and maintain health, and were considered both preventive medicine and effective treatments in their inception. Chinese Medicine excels at diagnosing and treating the root cause of imbalances that manifest as painful symptoms. In this way, physical and emotional pain can be effectively alleviated and resolved, leading to long term wellness. I am deeply committed to my patients and the practice of this HealingWisdom Medicine, which recognizes and cultivates the potential to create health, and sustain it.
“The principle of my treatments is to prevent diseases/ disorders from occurring, prevent disease from progressing and early treatment/being aware when diseases/ disorders are occurring. In addition, the treatments complement and enhance the conversational medicine. I believe the treatment should be tailored to each individual although treating with same condition. No chemical dependent, no side effect and boost vital energy.
“"Eating alone will not keep a man well;he must also take exercise. For food and exercise...work together to produce health" Hippocrates - Let me be your coach for health and wellness. Our focus is individualized nutrition counseling for adults, adolescents, children, and families. Understanding the mind body connection is an important factor in helping you achieve you health goals, risk factors and food choices.
“I am an Internal Medicine practitioner and have successfully worked with a variety of conditions including, not limited to, anxiety, insomnia, back and joint pain, digestive disorders, autoimmune conditions, sinus issues, migraines, fertility and gynecological issues.
“My ideal client is someone who is looking for the best deep tissue massage treatment and/or relief and rehabilitation from injury and chronic pain of the neck, shoulder, or back, including hip pain and sciatica. The secret of successfully treating chronic pain problems is identifying the exact source of the pain and then correctly matching the appropriate treatment required to eliminate the pain.
“Dr. Arlene Donar graduated summa cum laude with a doctoral degree in Naturopathic Medicine from the University of Bridgeport College of Naturopathic Medicine. Dr. Donar specializes in the treatment of chronic illness. The individual needs of each client are met through the use of botanical medicine, clinical nutrition, homeopathic remedies, dietary modification, counseling and stress reduction techniques.
How to tell if Natural Health is right for me?
District Of Columbia County Health Professionals have broad skills and are able to work with a wide range of symptoms.
Complementary and alternative health, natural health or holistic health is a non-medical path to well-being. It sees the physical, mental and spiritual aspects of life as closely interconnected and balanced. Advocates typically use a wide variety of alternative practices, the most common of which include: Acupuncture, Chiropractic, Homeopathy, Massage Therapy, Naturopathy, Nutrition, Osteopathy, and Physical Therapy.
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