Practicing the traditional skills of listening and laying on of hands,

I offer consultations, second opinions, case management and treatment of joint, soft tissue and neural injuries of the

spine and extremities, including:

  • Back and neck strains
  • Spinal disc disorders
  • Tendonitis, bursitis, arthritis of the shoulder, elbow hip, knee, etc
  • Repetitive strain injury such as carpal tunnel, thoracic outlet syndrome
  • Musculoskeletal pain that has not been diagnosed or relieved by other practitioners
  • Alternatives to surgery
  • Work, motor vehicle, athletic and other accidents and injuries (note: not able to accept new work comp cases with DOI after January 2005)

Therapeutic approaches include:

  • Adequate time for listening and thorough examination– usually one hour for the first visit, 30-40 minutes thereafter
  • Individualized case management, with referral to modalities such as physical therapy, acupuncture, chiropractic, or surgical consultation as deemed appropriate.
  • Strong emphasis on nutrition, life style modification, stress reduction, and developing self-awareness
  • Osteopathic manual therapies – including Zero Balancing
  • Selective use of medication and diagnostic testing
  • Yoga consultations for individualized practice modification necessitated by pain, injury, degenerative conditions or other limitations
  • Collaboration and communication with referring and primary health care providers for a team approach

Philosophy and Goals of Treatment:

  • To facilitate optimum health and function of the whole person, considering the interrelationship of body, mind and spirit, from the musculoskeletal viewpoint