Health Professionals in Virginia (VA)
"Are you ready for a long-lasting, lifestyle change to finally lose weight and keep it off? Do you want to eat healthier or exercise more? Congrats on taking the first step towards a healthier lifestyle. When clients come to see me they often come armed with questions about different dietary approaches and workout regimens, trying to figure out what will get them to their goal the quickest. I understand. Everyone wants to maximize efficiency, but I ask my clients two questions: How do you want to feel and is this plan sustainable for the rest of your life?"
"Renee S.Kim, L.Ac, DA, AP, MSOM,Dipl. C.H.(NCCAOM) is a licensed acupuncturist and Chinese herbalist in VA, RI, FL. She earned a Masters degree in Oriental Medicine and BS in Nutrition from the prestigious Midwest College of Oriental Medicine. She is specialized in Pain Management and NAET (Nambudripad's Allergy Elimination Techniques)."
"I am a Registered Dietitian and a Board Certified Diabetes Educator practicing in Northern Virginia. I hold a Masters Degree in Dietetics and Food Service Management and have over 13 years of experience in the field of Nutrition and Dietetics. I have worked with many prenatal and postpartum mothers, infants, and children. I currently provide diabetes care to many patients working with a major hospital chain. I work closely with Pediatricians, OB/GYN and Endocrinologists. I enjoy working with all age groups from children to adults to the elderly."
"I empower my clients to make healthful food and lifestyle choices. I have an individualized approach because your goals, preferences and life are unique. I can help you if you need more guidance, education, coaching, structure, planning or accountability. As both a registered dietitian nutritionist and a certified diabetes educator, I specialize in diabetes, weight management, blood pressure and cholesterol problems and other health concerns."
"I believe in the adage, "an apple a day keeps the doctor away!" A runner and cyclist, myself, I encourage patients to enjoy an active lifestyle everyday while eating fresh, unprocessed foods to fuel their bodies and brains. My favorite aspect of being a dietitian and nutrient coach is the interaction that comes from working with patients one-on-one in a collaborative setting with the other physicians and specialists. I have used my nutritional knowledge to diagnose and treat difficult conditions in various age groups. I thrive on seeing my patients improve and reach their personal goals."
"I have practiced over 15 years.With my compassion and concern for my patients, I am dedicated to provide effective and exceptional care. I take a scientific approach to different health conditions and diseases and has successfully treated many complicated medical conditions and maintain health, prevent illness, and improve overall well-being and quality of life is my goal."
"Ideally, a client who presents with disordered eating and needs a combination of psychotherapy, nutritional therapy, and bodywork or fitness training. Using a holistic approach, I address underlying issues and triggers behind the disordered eating. I teach clients to identify their feelings, use non-food coping skills, awareness of true hunger cues, and become more connected to their bodies by separating food from feelings. Together in a safe, supportive environment, we will explore barriers to change such as body image, exercise resistance, and emotional eating."
"I have been a Licensed Health Care Professional since 1979 and have been licensed to practice acupuncture in Virginia since 1997. My first profession focused on disease prevention through patient education and motivation. I carry this skill and experience into my work as a licensed Acupuncturist. My initial office visit is 90 minutes with one hour spent in conversation. I do a comprehensive medical history review and lifestyle review. After making a Traditional Chinese Medical diagnosis I discuss what is necessary in terms of time, money and lifestyle changes to first heal and then maintain health."
"I am a Certified Nutrition Specialist (CNS) through the Board for Certification of Nutrition Specialists (BCNS). My focus is to determine your underlying problem and treat it. I start with a health assessment, provide a customized treatment plan including whole food nutrition and supplementation. I specialize in healing your body for various symptoms: energy, allergies, digestion, sugar imbalances, cardiovascular issues and detoxification. I specialized in weight loss designed around you, your goals and your commitment level to achieve your personal health and ideal weight. This will be the last weight loss system you will ever need."
"As a Naturopath, I speak two languages, Western and Eastern Medicine. In other words, I understand why your doctor is prescribing the medicine he/she is and what I can do is offer you natural alternatives. Naturopaths are ideally suited to approach health from three important areas, one diet/nutrition, two herbs/supplements/homeopathy, and three exercise and lifestyle. The clients who walk in my office feel that they are not feeling better on medicine or are tired of taking pharmaceuticals. My clients are interested in a high quality of life free from nutrition based ilnesses."
"The staff of the Taheri Dental Group is committed to providing clients with the highest level of quality care possible in a comfortable and relaxing environment. Our assistants, hygienists and dental office staff provide friendly and helpful service. We are ready to answer any questions, explain all treatment options, and address any concerns you might have. You may reach us at any of our 3 locations: Woodbridge (703-583-2800), Manassas (703-330-5578), or Alexandria ( 703-671-0627)."
"I have been helping men and women for over 15 years with the challenges of acute and chronic pain, stress, impaired immune system, sports injuries and endurance, menstrual problems, menopause, infertility, anxiety and depression. Acupuncture can release tension and increase energy and clarity while it alleviates pain. It's perfect for the busy, stress filled lives we live today. Individualized treatment is always given with concern for your physical & emotional comfort. Treatments are given in Belle Haven, and Onley,VA. Drugs & surgery aren't your only choice."
"Are you tired, stressed out, or in pain? Do you struggle to find relief? Look no further. Brennan Wellness offers massage therapy and other bodywork services, as well as private yoga instruction and energy work, to enhance your physical and spiritual well being."
"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."
"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)."
"Whether you are looking to lose weight, control your diabetes or have a medical issue, I will walk you through the process of making better health and better eating a reality. Personalized nutrition expertise is here to provide objective, evidence-based recommendations, help normalize eating habits, and provide real life eating strategies to tackle the world of food and eating. I look forward to working with you to achieve your health goals."