MASSAGE TLC & WELLNESS

Recommended Products

Below, for the convenience of our clients, are a number of health-related products I use and recommend. To learn more and possibly purchase an item, simply click on the item's photo or text link.



Christian Healthcare Ministries - Medical Expense Sharing Program

Christian Healthcare Ministries Are you a Christian who is finding healthcare and health insurance policies virtually unaffordable? If so, you will be happy to know that Christian Healthcare Ministries is an affordable, Biblical, faith-based solution to the high cost of healthcare and expensive health insurance policies.

As an eligible option under the national healthcare law, Christian Healthcare Ministries combines the monthly contributions of thousands of Christians for the sharing each other's medical bills. It is over 65% less expensive than the national insurance average, and you can go to any doctor you choose. I have been a member for several years, and could not be happier. Learn more here.

Technology


Far Infrared Ray (FIR) Heating Pads

We use a full-body 24" x 70" Far Infrared Heating Pad on our massage table so every client benefits from soothing and penetrating heat that can help relieve pain, relax sore muscles, and improve circulation. Learn more about Far Infrared Ray technology here. If you want your own full-body heating pad click the link above. For smaller sizes click on one of the following links:
21"x31" Medium Far Infrared Ray Heating Pad
15"x19" Small Far Infrared Ray Heating Pad
These pads are designed to not emit harmful electromagnetic frequencies (EMFs).

Half-Fold Cellerciser® Rebounder

To build our muscle strength, increase balance and coordination, slow the aging process, increase lymphatic circulation, promote growth and repair, improve digestion and elimination, and reduce aches and pains we have and use daily our top-of-the-line Half-Fold Cellerciser® Rebounder.

If you want to gain strength, lose weight, reduce pain, and improve your lymphatic and immune systems with an all-in-one, easy-to-store piece of equipment made in the U.S.A. with triple-tiered springs, an electroplated steel frame, and indestructible Permatron mat that will never stretch or sag—then look no further. I'm not kidding when I say I really love my Cellerciser.

Megahome Countertop Water Distiller

We believe in the power of distilled water to cleanse and purify your body, and to ensure you're drinking only PURE water without any unnecessary dissolved solids or contaminants. We personally use and highly recommend this Megahome Countertop Water Distiller.

It is very easy to operate, and is extremely easy to clean (just coat the bottom with vinegar, let it sit for a while, and rinse it out). This is the distiller I use every day to make distilled water for my clients, and myself.

Klean Kanteen Stainless Steel Bottles

If you are making and drinking pure distilled water (see above) then you need a safe container in which to store and carry it. The safest containers (from a purity standpoint) are glass or stainless steel, since distilled water cannot leach any chemicals out of these materials like it can when stored in plastic.

Since traveling with water in glass containers is not a good idea I use (and really like) Klean Kanteen Stainless Steel bottles. They have a large opening for easy filling, cleaning, and pouring and are made of high-quality, safe, stainless steel. They come in a variety of colors with sipper (Sport) caps or a Loop caps.

Greenair SpaGlow Ultrasonic Essential Oil Diffuser

We use Greenair SpaGlow Ultrasonic Essential Oil Diffusers in our clinic and absolutely love them. These elegant, blown glass, globe-shaped essential oil diffusers can easily add a spa like atmosphere to your own home. The misting and led lights are activated by a gentle press of your hand to the top of the globe. A second push lets you choose one of three luminous globe colors. A third push turns the light off while diffusing, and a fourth turns the unit off. Just add 5 drops of an essential oil or blend to water in the base, turn on, and enjoy silently diffused micro-fine particles.

Chi Machine

Chi Machine  The Chi Machine blends the ancient arts of massage with modern technology for a unique experience in relaxation. The gentle, oscillating, figure-eight motion is a passive form of aerobic exercise that maximizes oxygen absorption. A Chi Machine session is performed while you are reclining and relaxed. Just 5 minutes on the machine is equal to taking a 1 mile walk. It energizes the body by enhancing muscle relaxation, providing temporary relief from minor muscular aches, and bathing your cells in nutrients and oxygen. Click here to see a video overview of the benefits of this technology. —> Click here for information on how to order a Chi Machine.

HotHouse  (Far Infrared Ray Dome)

FIR Infrared Dome  The HotHouse emits Far Infrared Rays and promotes the elimination of fats, chemicals, and toxins from the blood; aids in breaking down cellulite; promotes the rebuilding of injured tissue; enhances the immune system; relieves minor aches and pains; and aids in the healing of scar tissue, burns, and skin problems. Click here to see a video overview of the benefits of this technology.
—> Click here for information on how to order a HotHouse.

Electro Reflex Energizer

Advanced Electro Reflex Energizer (Advanced ERE)  The Electro Reflex Energizer helps reconnect broken or damaged electrical circuits within the body by stimulating them with the correct wave form, current, and frequency. Where there is pain in the body there is generally electrical resistance, meaning the electrical signals between cells are suppressed. Consistent use of the Advanced ERE can help restore the flow of electricity through painful areas so circuits remain on and healing can be promoted. Click here to see a video overview of the benefits of this technology.
—> Click here for information on how to order an Electro Reflex Energizer.

E-Power

FIR Infrared Dome  When you visit the ocean or are by a waterfall the negative ions make you feel energized and refreshed. The E-Power machine is designed to increase the negative potential in your body and energize your cells with a 70KHz frequency. A simple test with a florescent bulb will show you how the E-power is energizing your cells. Increasing the electric potential of cells increases their ability to produce ATP, a co-enzyme molecule that stores the energy we need to do just about everything we do and is considered by biologists to be the energy currency of life.
—> Click here for information on how to order an E-Power machine.

VibePlate® Whole Body Vibration Machine

Vibe Plate We use a 24x40 VibePlate® in our practice. Made in Lincoln, Nebraska, VibePlate®, is used by some of the top universities, the U.S. military, medical professionals, and fitness and rehab centers to strengthen bones, muscles, and joints; stimulate the production of helpful hormones; improve immune function; raise metabolism; and relieve pain.

Our relationship with the company allows us to offer over 10% off standard retail prices to our clients—and can have a VibePlate® shipped directly to your home while saving you money.

Micro-Particle Colloidal Silver Generator from The Silver Edge

Micro-Particle-Silver-Generator  The Micro-Particle Colloidal Silver Generator is the world's most popular home colloidal silver generator, and more of these units are sold each year than any other colloidal silver generator because it produces uncommonly small silver micro-particles (as low as .0008 microns), which means your body can absorb and utilize it far better than any other form of colloidal silver available today! There's no better nano-silver generator on the market today. It runs on standard household electricity, uses less power than a tiny Christmas tree bulb, and produces uniform, crystal clear batches every time that store for months, or even years, without losing potency!

Omni-Gym Yoga Swing Swing into action and start moving like a kid again.

Omni-Gym Yoga Swing From the creators of the original YogaSwing, the Omni-Gym brings you the latest health and fitness suspension swing for the prevention, care & self-treatment of neck & back pain and other neuro-musculo-skeletal dysfunctions.

An incredibly, fun way to get toned and stay fit, release stress & tension, and increase energy levels! Lightweight, portable and highly versatile it is light years ahead of anything else on the market.

Used by athletes, gymnasts, martial artists, dancers, yogis and fitness buffs worldwide, the Omni-Gym is truly one of those versatile workout tools that can be adapted to whatever kind of workout or stretching session your body (or profession) most requires.

 Learn more, and buy one for your own use at home, at Omni-Gym.com.

Bongers Massage Tool

I often use a set of Bongers Massage Tools to perform light, rhythmic, percussion-like massage (called tapotement) on tight and tense muscles. The use of Bongers stimulates circulation, bringing oxygen to the muscles and helping eliminate toxins and waste that may be contributing to the pain.

Many clients have asked how they may purchase a set for their own use at home, so I have provided a link here so those who are interested may order an inexpensive set of their own.

Foods


Amazing Grass' "Amazing Meal" Chocolate Infusion, 30 Serving

With organic fruits, vegetables, green superfoods, probiotics, and plant based protein, Amazing Grass' "Amazing Meal" Chocolate Infusion, 30 Serving meal delivers all of the good stuff you need, in a velvety-smooth chocolate taste.

It's totally organic, raw, cold processed, vegan, non-GMO, gluten-free, soy-free, and dairy free. Each serving provides 10g of protein (from hemp and rice) along with powdered organic wheat grass, barley grass, kale, alfalfa, acai, carrot, blueberry, goji, rose hips, maca, banana, and flax seed. It also includes digestive enzymes and probiotics such as L. Acidophilus, Alpha and Beta Amylase, Protease, Lipase, Lactase, and Cellulase.

Garden of Life's Perfect Food "RAW" Organic Green Super Food (20 oz.)

Perfect Food RAW is the best-selling certified organic green drink, and one of the best green drinks we've ever tasted. If you're not eating enough greens, this is the drink for you! Just one scoop of this delicious powder (we LOVE the Chocolate flavor) provides 34 raw, nutrient-dense greens plus over a dozen organic raw sprouts and over 17 nutrient-dense raw vegetable juices to your daily diet. Perfect Food RAW is really RAW, whole food nutrition and includes naturally occurring antioxidants, enzymes, amino acids, essential fatty acids, and dozens of phytonutrients—along with prebiotics, probiotics, and enzymes to support healthy digestion and nutrient absorption, Perfect Food RAW is the convenient and sensible way to get your veggie juice every day. It supports RAW energy, immune system health, healthy detoxification, healthy digestion and elimination, and healthy sugar levels.

Danby Blend Instant Herbal Beverage

Dandy Blend is a rich, herbal blend that tastes remarkably like a rich, full-bodied cup of coffee. With no brewing it dissolves instantly in hot or cold liquid. It is caffeine free, and has no acidity or bitterness.

It is the only gluten-free herbal coffee substitute in the US that features both the health benefits of dandelion root and the rich, full-bodied flavor, smoothness and texture of real coffee. Many say that, because it lacks bitterness and acidity, it actually tastes better than coffee.

Each cup contains over 50 trace minerals, and there are no headaches or other withdrawal symptoms when switching from coffee to Dandy Blend. It is like switching from one brand of coffee to another.

Supplements


Young Living Therapeutic-Grade Essential Oils

Young Living Essential Oils With their unique Seed to Seal® process, I believe Young Living's essential oils are the best in the industry. That's why I use them in my practice and recommend them to my clients. I have listed them under supplements because they are so pure you can ingest them.

As a Young Living Professional I offer my clients 10% off the retail price shown on the Young Living website. If you would prefer to receive 24% off of retail you can easily do so by following the simple steps outlined on my Young Living Essential Oils page to sign up as a wholesale member.

Drucker Labs intraMAX and intraMIN

Drucker Labs intraMax and intraMIN Drucker Labs' intraMAX is one of the supplements we take daily and keep in stock for our clients to purchase. It is a great tasting all-in-one liquid dietary supplement containing over 415 essential ingredients derived from whole food sources such as fruits, vegetables, and herbs. I also use and carry Drucker Labs' intraMIN, which contains the same 71 organically-bound trace minerals found in intraMAX for those interested in a mineral-only supplement.
If you are unable to visit our clinic to pick up a bottle, just call us for a Patient Access Code you may use to order directly from Drucker Labs (which is currently offering FREE SHIPPING).

Premier Research Labs Supplements

Premier Research Labs Supplements In a Nutritional Counseling session I utilize Quantum Reflex Analysis (QRA) to aid you in determining where you may have nutritional deficiencies that can be addressed with Premier Research Labs' superior supplements.

I use Premier Research Labs' supplements because they are free of the toxic fillers, binders, flowing agents, and glues found in most other "natural" products.

Doctor's Best - Best Digestive Enzymes (90 veggie caps)

Doctor's Best - Best Digestive Enzymes is a unique, all vegetarian, full-spectrum, high potency digestive enzyme blend that provides enzymes that aid in the digestion of fats, proteins, carbohydrates, vegetables, beans, grains, and sugars along with friendly bacteria to uniquely promote optimal intestinal health.
Some say, "you are what you eat," however, you are really what you can digest and absorb, and enzymes are critical to proper nutrient digestion and absorption. One reviewer of Dr's Best - Best Digestive Enzymes said: "Having tried other digestive enzymes, I say with confidence, this is a great enzyme to take. I've suffered with IBS for years. Not any more! Plant based enzymes such as these are more effective. I take 5 with each meal."

Garden of Life Raw Probiotics™ Ultimate Care (30 veggie caps)

Garden of Life - RAW Probiotics™ Ultimate Care provides 34 probiotic strains that have been clinically proven to restore the good bacteria needed to aid in the digestion and assimilation of nutrients from the foods you eat—thus helping avoid "poor digestion" symptoms of such as gas, bloating, constipation, and diarrhea. Probiotics are the one supplement Dr. Joseph Mercola, a physician and the author of several books on natural health care, recommends to EVERY patient. Why? Because probiotics' friendly bacteria improve intestinal functioning, treat the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome, aid in maintaining a strong immune system, assist in the production of antibodies, and can even help normalize weight.

Olympian Labs BioCell Collagen II (300 Capsules)

Olympian Labs Biocell Collagen II is a natural dietary supplement that provides nutritional support for connective tissue health, specifically articular joints, and the skin. BioCell Collagen II� is derived from 100% pure hormone-free chicken sternum collagen which is the richest natural source of these essential nutritional �building blocks�. I use and recommend this product to help maintain healthy joint and tissue health and elasticity. It contains:
Hydrolyzed Collagen Type II--said to be shown to reverse joint and skin aging
Chondroitin Sulfate
--essential to cartilage growth and repair
Hyaluronic Acid
--which works by acting as a cushion and lubricant in the joints and other tissues

Schiff Move Free Advanced Triple Strength (160 Tablets)

Schiff Move Free Advanced Triple Strength has been clinically proven to begin comforting sore joints in less than 2 days, and contains:
Uniflex®--a ground-breaking dual bioflavanoid antioxidant system that protects joints from harmful oxidants that accelerate the breakdown of cartilage and joint tissues.
Hyaluronic Acid (Joint Fluid)--clinically proven to absorb into the joints, it helps lubricate, rejuvenate, re-hydrate, and repair joints.
Glucosamine--which helps strengthen, protect, and rebuild joints.
Chondroitin--assists in lubricating and cushioning joints.

Nature's Plus Propolplus 100% Pure Bee Propolis with Bee Pollen (60 softgels)

Nature's Plus PropoPlus Bee Propolis with Bee Pollen is 100% pure, superior quality bee propolis (one of the richest known sources of bioflavonoids) combined with bee pollen. It is not an extract, but the pure resinous substance gathered by the bees from specific trees to line their hives to keep them sterile and the bee colony healthy. This product contains no artificial colors, preservatives, yeast, wheat, corn, or milk.

We recommend this brand because it is not processed into a powder or extract, but is 100% pure (and thus has not lost its potency through unnecessary processing). When ingested, bee propolis and bee pollen help build a stronger immune system. I have personally used this product as a natural antibiotic, and I normally take (or chew) 3 softgels three times per day as needed.

Pure Encapsulations - Vitamin D3 (5000 IU)

Pure Encapsulations - Vitamin D3 (5,000 IU) is a high-quality form of Vitamin D that provides an optimal dosage in a single, small capsule.

Vitamin D deficiency remains a major public health concern, according to many renowned doctors. Dr Joseph Mercola, a physician and the author of several books on natural health care, explains that reduced exposure to the sun (due to too little time outside and the use of heavy sunscreens) has resulted in a widespread deficiency and, as a result, increased vulnerability to seasonal flus and a range of chronic diseases. Dr. Mercola believes that between 5,000 and 10,000 IU per day represents an effective dose to avoid seasonal flu during the winter months.

Pure Encapsulations Thyroid Support Complex (120 Capsules)

More and more Americans are experiencing hypothyroidism or hypothyroid symptoms, and Pure Encapsulations Thyroid Support Complex's comprehensive thyroid support formula contains:
vitamins, minerals and herbal extracts that nourish and support thyroid gland function; Vitamin A, vitamin D, zinc and selenium that help maintain healthy thyroid cell metabolism and T3 (triiodothyronin) and T4 (thyroxine) hormone function; kelp, that contains nutrients and minerals (such as iodine) that support the thyroid, and l-tyrosine, and amino acid that can help kick-start a sluggish thyroid (INTERESTING NOTE: The thyroid gland cannot produce its hormones without the presence of the amino acid L-tyrosine and the mineral iodine).


Books & DVDs


The Egoscue Method of Health Through Motion [Paperback]

The Egoscue Method of Health Through Motion is the primary book I encourage my clients to buy and read to gain an understanding of how bodily misalignments may be a primary cause of pain, and how a series of gentle exercises and stretches (called e-cises) can often eliminate that pain.

One reader said: "This book is incredible. It has changed my life. I bought it based on the reviews alone and thought it looked like just another stretching or yoga type of book. The first day some of the exercises were easy for me while some were near impossible. Also I was shocked to find that one side of my body would have no problem while the other side struggled. But after only the first week I had increased energy for the whole day and I moved more freely than ever imagined."

Pain Free: A Revolutionary Method for Stopping Chronic Pain [Paperback]

Another outstanding book by the same author (as the one listed above) is Pain Free: A Revolutionary Method for Stopping Chronic Pain.

Inside you'll find detailed photographs and step-by-step instructions for dozens of e-cises specifically designed to provide quick and lasting relief of:
  • Lower back pain, hip problems, sciatica, and bad knees
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome and even some forms of arthritis
  • Migraines and other headaches, stiff neck, fatigue, sinus problems, vertigo, and TMJ
  • Shin splints, varicose veins, sprained or weak ankles, and many foot ailments

Egoscue Pain Free Workout, Beginner & Advanced [2 DVD Set]

The Egoscue Pain Free Workout, 2 DVD Set is one of the most important and exciting workout DVD sets ever produced. You will learn how easy it is to improve your body alignment, strengthen important postural muscles and add the flexibility necessary to rid yourself of the pain that can make daily life a challenge. These extraordinary workouts feature the Egoscue Method I teach my clients.

I recommend this set for anyone in good physical condition or currently in an exercise program.

Pain Free for Women: The Revolutionary Program for Ending Chronic Pain [Kindle, Hardcover, or Paperback]

Pain Free for Women: The Revolutionary Program for Ending Chronic Pain shows women of all ages and from all walks of life how to use the Egoscue Method to build a framework of healthy movement that will prevent illness and maintain pain-free good health throughout their lives.

This book shows women how to take back their bodies by recovering and restoring a precious health asset—full, free, flexible motion. Focusing on proper alignment, posture, and muscle engagement, this book provides simple but powerful techniques to restore flexibility and function while at the same time boosting energy, revving up the immune system, even raising the body's metabolic rate.

Going Against the Grain: How Reducing and Avoiding Grains Can Revitalize Your Health [Paperback]

I no longer eat grains because diets high in grains can lead to a host of health problems such as obesity, diabetes, heart disease, fatigue, and more. Going Against the Grain outlines the disadvantages and potential dangers of eating various types of grains and provides practical, realistic advice on implementing a plan to cut back on or eliminate grains on a daily basis. This book also includes easy-to-follow grain-free recipes and helpful suggestions for dining out.

One reviewer said, "This is an eye-opening, easy read that will change the way you think about eating from the first page on. It doesn't scare or overload on science, but rather presents the facts on grains and tells a compelling story about why they're not as good for us as we have been led to believe."


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