Health Professionals in Fairfax County, VA
"Nationally certified by NCCAOM and in Virginia, I bring over 20 years of experience in western and Chinese medicine. Having trained and practiced as a doctor at the prestigious Beijing University of Chinese Medicine and the Chinese Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine, I moved with my family to the U.S. and subsequently studied to be licensed as an R.N. I have worked at Fairfax INOVA Hospital for over 9 years. My mission is to augment the marvels of western medicine with the wisdom and skill of treating the whole body so that its systems and connections work optimally."
"I look forward to assisting you in achieving your health promotion goals which may include: weight management (losing, gaining, maintaining), reducing blood pressure or cholesterol and preventing or treating diabetes. If sports nutrition is your focus, I will measure your resting metabolic rate, do a fitness assessment, and write an exercise prescription. My clients are ready to make incremental changes and learn how to sustain them. Recommendations are individualized and include what food choices, vitamin and mineral supplementation, and what types and amounts of physical activity will help you optimize your health."
"I am a nutrition consultant located in the Washington DC-area maintaining a clinical practice in Alexandria, Virginia and Silver Spring, Maryland. My focus is on eating disorders, weight management, diabetes and nutrition care of other chronic diseases. In addition, I am on the faculty of George Mason University, Department of Global and Community Health, Fairfax, Virginia. As a professional speaker I develop and conduct educational workshops in nutrition for physicians and other health"
"Dr. Faranak Taheri's mission is to provide personalized, quality chiropractic care with an emphasis on preventive and patient education. She is mainly known for her work in restoring the normal curves of the spine, allowing for a fully functioning nervous system and alleviation of chronic headaches, low back pain, and neck pain. She strives to give her patients more fulfilled and enjoyable lives and to educate them about chiropractic care so they, in turn, can educate others. Dr. Taheri is committed to maximizing the quality of life within her community and genuinely likes to help people!"
"When I say I am a massage therapist, people automatically start pointing to their sore muscles and joints. Massage as a non-invasive therapy has been around for thousands of years and just keeps getting better the more we understand muscle dysfunction and the role stress plays in our overall health. Whether you suffer from stress and stress related syndromes such as PTSD, are uncomfortable because pregnancy changes or just want to slip into a relaxed state of mind for a hour or two, Massage Therapy at Umai Health Center can help."
"Does food and nutrition cause you anxiety and stress? Are you struggling with improving your health through diet or exercise? Ashley works with clients to develop a balanced approach to meals and helps clients learn a healthy relationship towards food that can be incorporated into a lasting lifestyle change."
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"I offer an eclectic modality based approach to my Massage Therapy practice. Each patient is different and unique. I take great care to explore with each patient what technique is going to work best for them. I specialize in myofascial release which then usually leads to trigger point and deep tissue work followed by Active Isolated Stretching(AIS). I also use Neuromuscular Therapy (NMT)on a regular basis.I am also a certified Bowenwork Practitioner. Bowenwork is a point specific light touch therapy that enables the body to rebalance itself. I continue to be amazed by power of this method."
"I am a nutritional biochemist licensed to practice Medical Nutrition Therapy, and combine biochemistry with holistic nutrition. I examine the underlying causes of disorders, then correct biochemical imbalances with nutrients. To this end I employ lab testing, and individual diets and supplements. I have 25 years clinical experience in evaluating and treating a wide variety of conditions in adults. I have also evaluated and treated over 2000 children with autism and ADHD, most with excellent outcomes."
"Good health is not just the absence of symptoms. It includes smooth and strong functioning in all aspects of life. I especially enjoy working with clients who understand that lifestyle can have a major impact on health. Together, we indentify where there is balance, and where it is lacking, and work together to develop new habits that support ongoing health and wellbeing. Though I do treat people in acute pain or illness, I'm especially well suited to treating individuals with chronic illness and those looking to increase the overall harmony of their lives."
"Kyung Park (Kathy) is a licensed Acupuncturist and Massage Therpist, who provides safe and effective modalities to fill the need for both prevention and non-invasive treatment of stress, injuries, chronic diseases, and pain management. Our clinic gives positive benefits of natural healing treatment that helps physically, emotionally, and removes blockage that prevents the body from functioning at Peak performance."
"Would you like to lose weight, maintain it while enjoying your favorite food? Dr. Maryam Dadkhah is the right person to help you achieve this goal! Dr. Dadkhah is certified in adult, childhood, and adolescent weight management by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Do you have a child in need of help with healthy eating? Dr. Dadkhah has worked with many children with different medical issues requiring nutrition therapy and has the knowledge and background you need to ensure your child is getting the best and healthiest care she or he deserves."
"Vicky Troy, MS, CMT, NCTMB is a holistic health and wellness practitioner. Ms. Troy is the owner and operator of Energy & Serenity Bodyworks, an east/west integrated bodyworks & stress management service in Fairfax City, Virginia. Our mission is holistic health and wellness through healing, detoxification and preventaive maintenance. Our comprehensive services include massage therapy, energy healing, reflexology, farr infrared light therapy, hypnotherapy, Alkaline water therapy, and detoxification footbaths. Our integrated work is ideal for anyone interested in alternative holistic health, detox, injury recovery, chronic pain, or repetitive motion strain issues. And our athletic clients really appreciate our vigorous stretch massages."
"Your body isn't functioning at its best. Aches and pains interfere with your life. Your mind is occupied with your health. You want to do so much more but your health is holding you back. RELAX and TAKE A DEEP BREATH. I'VE GOT YOU COVERED! I specialize in nutrition therapy & coaching for digestive disorders including irritable bowel syndrome, Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitits, celiac disease, weight management, food sensitivities and allergies, migraines/headaches, fibromyalgia, muscle and joint pain, chronic eczema, ADHD/ADD, autism, and metabolic syndrome (abnormal cholesterol, high blood sugar, diabetes, and blood pressure)."
"Suffer from Irritable Bowel Syndrome or Migraines? Frustrated and confused by treatments you have tried and information you have read? Many factors can cause or influence both of these diseases and sorting them out can be an overwhelming task. During your first appointment, your diet and medical history will be evaluated and a plan of action will be developed to immediately help reduce symptoms. A systematic method of problem-solving will allow you to build a food plan based on your preferences and lifestyle."
"I have been practicing as a dietitian for 21 years and enjoy working with gestational moms and clients who need individualized counseling to treat their pre-diabetes, type 2 diabetes and other health conditions. As a certified diabetes educator, I also work closely with dialysis patients in outpatient clinics. Medical Nutrition Therapy for diabetes, kidney disease and weight management is available at Smiley Meal LLC Monday through Saturdays in my office at Fairfax, VA."
"Ready to feel great? Let's go! I work with adults and children with digestive distress, autoimmune diseases and people who are juggling too much, and want a path to food as nourishment. I take a "whole person" approach, and we look at ways of making food changes achievable and maintainable, while considering your lifestyle, stress, sleep and more. My work is my passion, and I'd be honored to help guide, coach and support you towards the life you want to life."