Used for thousands of years in China, acupressure applies the same principles as acupuncture to aid relaxation and wellness and to treat disease.
Sometimes called pressure acupuncture, acupressure is often thought of as simply acupuncture without the needles.Read More
Botanical medicines are effective and safe when used properly, in the right dose and in the proper combinations with other herbs or treatments. A resurgence of scientific research in Europe, Asia and the United States is demonstrating that some plant substances are superior to synthetic drugs in clinical situations.Read More
Colon hydrotherapy is referred to as colon irrigation, colonics, colon therapy or high enemas. Regardless of the name, they all refer to the use of water for internal cleansing of the colon (large intestines), without the use of drugs or chemicals.Read More
Craniosacral therapy is a technique that releases tightened, constricted tissue. It is among the gentlest of the bodywork therapies. It is unlike chiropractic manipulation in that there is no jolting of the body. Craniosacral therapy also holds an adjustment longer than chiropractic manipulation. Many clients get the results they need in three sessions. Others have the treatment done weekly for several months.Read More
Dr. Gail Ravello is a primary care doctor who strictly uses natural medicine in her practice. She treats the whole family using nutrition, vitamins and supplements, homeopathy, botanical medicine and natural hormone therapy. Naturopathic medicine is safe for infants and during pregnancy. Please see commonly treated conditions.
This powerful system of medicine is more than 200 years old and is widely accepted in other countries (The Royal Family of England uses a homeopathic physician). Homeopathic medicines act to strengthen the body’s innate immune response; they seldom have side effects. Some conditions that conventional medicine has no effective treatment for respond well to homeopathy.
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy involves exposing the body to 100 percent oxygen at a pressure that is greater than what you normally experience. Wounds need oxygen to heal properly, and exposing a wound to 100 percent oxygen can, in many cases, speed the healing process.Read More
We work with your oncologist to help treat side effects of chemotherapy. Dr. Gail Ravello helps bring your body back to optimal health after cancer treatment.Read More
At the Center for Integrative Medicine and Wellness, we provide a comprehensive and multidisciplinary approach to preventing heart disease and reducing risk factors for clients with a family history of heart disease or a diagnosis of high cholesterol, diabetes or hypertension. It complements and supports standard medical therapies for the treatment of heart disease.Read More
Our integrative program for pain management taps a variety of healing options, to bring about change and improve clients’ quality of life. Whether pain is transitory or constant, whether the condition is curable or chronic, we are here to help clients feel better in every way we can.
Physical medicine includes physiotherapy, using heat and cold, gentle electrical pulses, diathermy, hydrotherapy, exercise therapy, craniosacral therapy and manipulation.
We use deep tissue massage to work on specific massage pain, alignment and trigger points.Read More
In addition to issues related to reproductive health such as fertility, childbearing, perimenopause and menopause, it is increasingly recognized that women have other healthcare needs that require different interventional health strategies from men. Depression, heart disease, diabetes, arthritis and digestive issues are a few of the conditions that may occur in women that could benefit from a different therapeutic approach. Our women’s integrative and holistic healthcare program is client-centered, offering an optimal blend of conventional and complementary medicine tailored to achieve personal needs and goals. We provide gynecologic services, integrative medicine treatments, and mind-body therapies.