Frequently Asked Questions
What is Nutrition Response Testing?
Nutrition Response Testing also identifies which supplements (nutrition) your body needs to help it improve its systemic functions, including the central nervous, circulatory, digestive, and endocrine systems. In addition, Nutrition Response Testing can identify nutritional challenges for specific organs.
The Well of Life Center for Natural Health uses specific nutrients that enable the body to repair itself and grow healthfully. The program does not use ‘over-the-counter’ vitamins, many of which contain more fillers than nutrients, which the body does not recognize as beneficial. The supplements used in this clinic have been formulated to match the needs of the body, as determined by the positive response shown when tested against active reflexes. These will reflect which nutrients you are either not getting or not assimilating in your current diet. Many people we see in our practice have eaten themselves into their current state of ill-health, to one degree or another. The deficiencies and imbalances lead to a breakdown in resistance, or immunity, and a loss of the ability to cope with added environmental stress (chemical, microscopic, or otherwise). The good news is that it is possible to reverse the process!
What is the financial commitment involved?
We also offer a pre-pay program, in which you can purchase 12 visits up front for $550 (a savings of $185). We offer prepayment package discounts for spouses, children and senior citizens as well.
Heartrate Variability is a non-invasive assessment that we offer to our clients. This service is recommended every 6 visits, with a $30 charge. However, if you have selected to purchase a pre-pay program, this service is included in your program.
Nutritional supplements are an additional expense. Although the price of your supplements will vary according to your specific condition, we suggest that the average cost would be about $200 a month.
How do I get started?
Our Client Advocate will set up your first appointment, which includes a viewing of our New Client Lecture, your Initial Consultation with one of our clinicians, and your Report of Findings. He or she will also be available to answer any questions you may have about your visit or about what we do.
What should I bring to my first visit?
Would I be taking any supplements that may have side effects and/or reactions to medications?
What should I expect when I arrive for my first visit?
What takes place during a massage?
During a full body massage, we will work your back, shoulders, hips/glutes (through the sheet), and legs. You will then turn over on the table, under the sheet, so we can work the front of the legs, feet, hands, arms, shoulders, neck, head, and face. We undrape only the area we are working at the time. All glute work will be completed through the sheet.
Do I need to make an appointment?
May I choose my own therapist?
Am I expected to tip my massage therapist?
What do I need to bring for my session?
What is your cancellation policy?
What is CranioSacral Therapy?
How does CranioSacral Therapy work?
Fortunately, such restrictions can be detected and corrected using simple methods of touch. With a light touch, the CST practitioner uses his or her hands to evaluate the craniosacral system by gently feeling various locations of the body to test for the ease of motion and rhythm of the cerebrospinal fluid pulsing around the brain and spinal cord. Soft-touch techniques are then used to release restrictions in any tissues influencing the craniosacral system.
By normalizing the environment around the brain and spinal cord, and enhancing the body’s ability to self-correct, CranioSacral Therapy is able to alleviate a wide variety of dysfunctions, from chronic pain and sports injuries to stroke and neurological impairment.
What conditions does CranioSacral Therapy address?
Is there any condition for which CranioSacral Therapy should not be used?
How many CranioSacral Therapy sessions will I need?
Can I keep my clothes on during MLD?
Yes! MLD can be performed on fully clothed clients. It is best if the client wears tank tops and loose fitting clothes; however, it is not required.
Will I experience any side effects?
You may experience headaches, upset stomach, excessive tiredness, frequent urination, or odor/color change in urine. These side effects can last 24-48 hours after treatment, so be sure to drink plenty of water before and after treatment.
Are there any diagnoses that should not receive MLD?
Yes. If a client has been diagnosed with kidney, liver, or heart failure; DVT; malignant tumor(s); or kidney disease; or if they are experiencing infection, open wounds, fever, high-risk pregnancy or morning sickness, or acute inflammation; or if they are taking blood thinners, it is best to hold off on receiving an MLD treatment.
What are the benefits of prenatal massage?
- Decreases stress and tension
- Relieves pain and discomfort associated with pregnancy, such as backaches, stiff neck, leg cramps, and headaches
- Decreases swelling of the hands and feet
- Reduces stress on weight-bearing joints
- Increases blood and lymphatic circulation
- Improves internal respiration
- Helps to relieve depression or anxiety caused by hormonal changes
- Assists in shorter, easier labor
- Shortens hospital stays
- Promotes tissue regeneration, reducing scar tissue and stretch marks
Among these great benefits, should you pass your due date, prenatal massage can be used to stimulate and induce labor! Click here for more information on prenatal massage.