Physical Therapy for Pets at Florida Veterinary Rehabilitation in DeLand

Holistic and alternative therapies have been growing in popularity over the past decade. We find these modalities to be helpful for ourselves, so why not use them for our furry friends? The newest field in veterinary medicine is canine rehabilitation. This physical therapy for pets integrates alternative therapies that relieve pain and inflammation such as acupuncture, chiropractic, massage, laser and supplemental therapy. At Florida Veterinary Rehabilitation in DeLand, rehabilitation veterinarian Dr. Lisa Mason, a veterinarian with extra training in canine rehabilitation and acupuncture, treats dogs and cats with all kinds of mobility problems. “Our facility is the only one of its kind in Volusia County, treating dogs with arthritis, sprains,… Read More

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Passionate About Essential Oils. Catching up with Ashas Elixirs founder, Sam Warren

According to Asha’s Elixirs founder Sam Warren, we are the first generation of human beings to have the entire world’s knowledge of essential oils at our fingertips. For those that are into “all things natural,” he believes it’s truly a great time to be alive. “Essential oils are effective at helping us find relief from many of the aches, pains and illnesses that living in this modern world presents to us,” says this plant medicine aficionado who affirms that natural, plant-based methods are the best pharmaceuticals for a healthy, happy life. Q: How did you become so passionate about essential oils and plant medicines? SW: The very first product I… Read More

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Ormond Beach Chiropractor Wants People to Take Their Spinal Care Seriously

Ormond Beach Chiropractor Wants People to Take Their Spinal Care Seriously by Emily Blackwood If you ask Dr. Jayme Frear why she left her decade-long career as a registered nurse to pursue chiropractic, she won’t tell you it was for the title or the higher paycheck; it’s  because the practice literally changed her family’s lives. When he was only two-years-old, Dr. Frear’s son, Bradley, was dealing with delayed communication skills and  numerous ear infections that were promised to be fixed through surgery. That instead brought on a slew of behavioral issues that ultimately led to a specialist declaring him autistic. Frustrated with her son’s diagnosis—and by being advised that the only solution was medication—Dr. Frear was willing to try anything. So, when her brother-in-law… Read More

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From Patient to Practitioner: Discovering Chiropractic

Community Spotlight From Patient to Practitioner: Discovering Chiropractic by Noah Chen   Dr. Wendy Edwards, founder of Be Well in New Smyrna Beach, didn’t always want to be a chiropractic physician. In fact, she was in the back seat of a car, contemplating her next steps after her last job had become recently dissolved, when the car she was in crashed.  The silver lining is that Dr. Wendy began seeing a chiropractor after the accident. “I was in my mid-twenties and didn’t take great care of myself, but after a few visits to my chiropractor, I felt better than I had my entire life,” she says.  “It was probably after… Read More

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Acupuncture Proves Beneficial for Weight Loss 

by Lorenzo Phan According to the Center for Disease Control, healthcare costs associated with obesity are reaching $150 billion annually. In the U.S., obesity is responsible for more than 300,000 deaths a year making it the leading killer of Americans because of its associations to diabetes, high blood pressure and cholesterol, sleep apnea, asthma and heart disease. Many Americans get frustrated with dieting because they are unable to keep the weight off. They lose some weight only to gain it right back. Several popular diets work temporarily but fail because it is too difficult to stay on them. As a result, these diets are not effective in achieving or maintaining… Read More

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Intravenous Vitamin C Promotes Healing

When battling chronic disease, FloridaWild empowers the body to help itself heal with many modalities, including high dose intravenous vitamin C therapy. In 2008, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) published the following: “High-dose injections of vitamin C, also known as ascorbate or ascorbic acid, reduced tumor weight and growth rate by about 50 percent in mouse models of brain, ovarian and pancreatic cancers, researchers from the National Institutes of Health report in the August 5, 2008, issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The researchers traced ascorbate’s anti-cancer effect to the formation of hydrogen peroxide in the extracellular fluid surrounding the tumors. Normal cells were unaffected.”… Read More

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International Psychic & Medium and Spiritual Energy Healer Combine to Open The Karma Castle in Ormond Beach

How did it come to be that a heavy metal, motorcycle riding, former chiropractor and business owner, turned international psychic and medium from New Jersey, and a horse riding, country living, registered nurse turned spiritual energy healer from Oregon meet, and combine forces to open The Karma Castle, the area’s first center for Spiritual Growth and Intuitive Development in Ormond Beach? International Psychic and Medium, Carl Seaver and Spiritual Healer, Shannon MacDonald portray a real-life story of “a little bit country and a little bit rock and roll,” and how East meets West as they decided to follow their hearts to make Ormond Beach their home. In late 2013, Seaver… Read More

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Shift Happens

Shift Happens at Unity Community Church Unity Community Church invites the community to join David Hiller on November 11 for Shift Happens. During both the Sunday service and Hiller’s workshop, being held from 1 to 3:30 p.m., attendees will discover what to do when we are knee deep in shift and learn about the transformative power of Psych-K to reprogram the subconscious. Everyone will receive a Psych-K installation of a belief system of their choice, receive a healing meditation and the oneness blessing, participate in a powerful hands-on healing and anointing experience, and receive personal messages and blessings. “This year is a time of great shift in our personal lives… Read More

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The Man Behind the Success of Neo Matrix Medical

The Man Behind the Success of Neo Matrix Medical The Most Powerful Name in Stem Cell Therapy Those who know Dr. Mike Van Thielen, Ph.D., can attest that he is a passionate and charismatic person, driven to succeed in all areas of his life. Dr. Mike, a holistic nutrition and health/wellness expert, author, accomplished keynote/motivational speaker and world class competitive swimmer, has been involved in optimal health practices, anti-aging and regenerative medicine, sports performance, nutrition and supplementation for nearly three decades. He was born in Belgium and grew up with his single mom and younger brother. Driven from a very young age, Dr. Mike excelled in many athletic events but… Read More

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Tips for Healthy Eating During the Holidays

by Dr. Jayme Frear Healthy eating is important year-round, but when it comes to the holiday season, the opportunity for temptation and not making healthy food choices increases. Recent studies indicate that the average person gains between 2 and 5 pounds of weight between November and December. While this may not seem like much, most adults don’t lose the extra pounds they’ve gained during the holiday season and each year those pounds add up. To avoid this excess weight gain during the holiday season, here are some helpful tips you can use: Limit sugar intake Eating a little sugar can leave you wanting more sugar. This can create a domino… Read More

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