When you have a full blown case of Bells Palsy, you have difficulty eating, blinking and speaking, so needless to say, it can be very depressing. Recovery is very slow, taking many months, and in some cases, recovery is not 100%. After only two treatments with Melissa, I noticed the beginning of the healing process. Over the next 3 months, recovery gradually took place and I continued with my recovery for a full year, eventually reducing my visits to monthly. Though I am completely healed, I continue to have monthly treatments for general immune system maintenance, as I donít want to experience this condition ever again.
COO Bob Mackie Design Group Ltd.
When I called Melissa I was nervous and sad about needing IVF
to conceive. I had many IUI procedures, all failed but MD's
were not able to diagnose the true cause of my infertility. On my
first IVF cycle, with the help of Melissa's acupuncture treatments, I got pregnant.
Several years later, trying for my second child, I was experiencing incredible lower
back pain; she determined that I needed more evaluation to which I agreed and discovered
as one of the MD's described the worse disc rupture he has seen in 10 years. (At the time
I was being treated by a chiropractor for the back pain but no suggestion by him to get
more tests or MRI) I did the back surgery, recovered beautifully and then went on with my fertility
treatments and got pregnant with my second child. I have two beautiful boys due
Melissa's remarkable skill and knowledge.
After two years of unsuccessful epidurals and physical therapy for my lower back pain, my orthopedist suggested I try acupuncture. Melissa determined that my pain was mostly caused by my posture at work.. Iím a dentist and I sit and lean over all day. She explained to me that acupuncture is cumulative, and the benefits build upon each other. After my first treatment I felt slightly better. As the treatments progressed, I reached a point where I no longer felt pain. I am pain free so that I can work and enjoy my life.
Most recently Melissa has treated me for severe neck pain. I found the acupuncture treatments to deliver fast and reliable healing. Melissa has a deep understanding of the whole body and she listens to me.
Melissa saved me from shoulder surgery! She has also kept my MS in remission and I have been symptom free from what can be a crippling disease for many years. She is an extremely gifted practitioner with a warm, healing spirit.
Culinary Food Photographer