Health Professionals in District of Columbia
"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."
"Are you hoping to improve your health and feel your best? I am here to help. As a Registered Dietitian (RD) trained at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, I have the knowledge and expertise to provide you with nutritional guidance to help you to reach your wellness goals. We will work together, based on your individualized needs, to achieve optimal health through specific nutrition modifications. I specialize in the treatment of eating disorders. Late evening appointments available. Please contact me for a free consultation!"
"Would you like to feel better, have more energy and look better? Would you like to improve your cholesterol? Blood sugar? Blood pressure? Do you sometimes feel frustrated trying to lose weight? Do you feel you "know what to do, but just don't have the discipline to do it?" Are you a yo-yo dieter? An emotional eater? A disorganized eater? A frequent traveler? A regular socializer? Would you like to set a better example for your family? I'm passionate about helping you transform your health, your weight, and your life with your own personalized, custom-designed program."
"Rebecca is a registered dietitian, board certified sports dietitian and a personal trainer with her Bachelor's degree in dietetics and her graduate degree in exercise and sports science from Iowa State University. She also has a personal training certification from the American College of Sports Medicine. Rebecca works with digestive issues, allergies, weight issues and with several athletes from various training groups - DC tri, Team Z, Team in Training, Pacers, and others. She also works closely with folks with multiple food allergies and has very extensive and personal experience in this area as well as with weight loss."
"Washingtonian Magazine 'Top Doctor' in Rehab Medicine and acupuncturist / chiropractor to the Washington Wizards. Fully trained/licensed MD (Rehab Med - GW 89') qualified to practice acupuncture (Harvard Med School / UCLA Postgrad - 07' / 95') and chiropractor (Logan College of Chiro - 79') with over 30 yrs experience. 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 Med/Med Acup at GW, Children's National Medical Center, Sibley Mem Hospital and Washington Hosp Ctr. Integrative medicine strategies to promote healthy lifestyles."
"I enjoy working with clients who are spiritual, who want optimum health, and who want to benefit from my expertise in both Energy Medicine (primarily Cranio-Sacral Therapy and Trauma Healing therapies) and Psychotherapy. Your interest is holistic and body-centered, meaning we explore links between thoughts, emotions, spiritual insight and somatic (body) responses. Somatic work is especially helpful to assist with healing anxiety, grief, illness and trauma."
"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 am passionate about using scientifically based, holistic medicine to successfully guide my patients into well-being. Whether you have a chronic or acute condition or simply want to learn how to better manage your health concerns in a preventative manner, I will dedicate my time to bring you into your optimal health. I find that IV vitamin therapy, colonic irrigation , fasting and Nutritional support through medical grade supplements, dietary make overs, and botanical medicine, are all powerful tools to better health. My practice accepts all age groups and genders."
"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."
"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."
"Change is hard, especially when you're going at it alone. My nutrition counseling offers unique support and expertise to work toward your health goals. Whether you're struggling to find freedom from dieting or manage a chronic condition, I can help!"
"As a Cornell-trained nutritionist, I provide an individualized, integrative approach to everyone I work with. I've helped hundreds of people improve their relationship with food, empowering them to make smart choices. On top of counseling, I've taught nutrition at the college level for 15 years, managed and cooked at a health club, and served as a nutrition spokesperson. I know how tough it is to battle food issues, having dealt with cravings and obesity growing up, which is why I'm especially passionate about helping families of obese children."
"I have been a licensed massage therapist, esthetician and salon manager in Washington, DC since 2003. Qi Image Spa is my Spa that offers massages, skincare, hair removal and body contouring services to Greater Washington DC residents and visitors from around the world. Our goal is to assist you to live a healthy, happy and successful life."
"Fredi Prevost blends innovative mind-body-spirit connections to create an exceptional therapeutic bodywork/yoga experience. To ease movement, reduce stress and maintain good health, various forms of bodywork center on self-realization, energy balance and natural restoration -- supporting your well-being. Your personalized SpaRitualDC session will feature a selection of techniques: Deep Tissue Massage, Hot Stones, Aromatherapy, Myofascial Release, Cupping, KinesioTaping, Positional Release, Still Point, Stretching and Breath Control among others. These expertly combined integrative therapies relax muscles, improve circulation, increase flexibility, lower heart rate, open energy channels to initiate the relaxation response and reduce the effects of stress."
"I am a Registered Dietitian and am passionate about helping clients achieve their goals through an overall lifestyle approach that is unique to each person. My focus is on creating healthy lifestyle changes in a balanced way, without eliminating food groups or depriving yourself. I also believe that nutrition isn't just about food, but your entire lifestyle as well. Taking care of yourself through exercise, adequate sleep, stress management and healthy eating are all components of living a healthy life and my goal is to help you find what will work best for your lifestyle and needs."
"I enjoy caring for the well-being of my patients. I have been cited twice in Washingtonian Magazine as "amongst one of the most highly regarded practitioners in his field." I have provided practical, holistic, integrative services in acupuncture, body therapy, life/wellness coaching, Chinese herbal medicine, and counseling since the 1980s. My background also includes stress management, medical Qigong, meditation, nutrition, and exercise. I bring breadth and depth to my practice, offering comprehensive and integrative approaches to whole being wellness, treating a broad range of conditions. I also teach skills that enhance the healing process and inner resources for successful life management."
""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 a Registered and Licensed Dietitian in the Washington DC area. I provide nutrition, wellness, and weight management coaching to all-aged clients of varying nutritional needs. Currently, I provide my services at Capital Center for Psychotherapy and Wellness located on U Street in Northwest DC. I have counseled patients with varying health concerns including digestive, diabetes, cardiovascular, celiac and more. I use a multi-faceted approach to nutrition counseling that takes into account the patient's diet, physical activity, and behavioral patterns. My philosophy is that no food is "bad" when incorporated into a balanced lifestyle."