We believe that chiropractic care is the cornerstone of any comprehensive and holistic health program. When your body works the way nature intended, your spirit soars--and so do you.
Our approach is simple. We believe that health is among our most valuable possessions. While we generally meet people after they've lost their health, our commitment is two-fold. First, to help you get out of pain. Second, and most important, to help you achieve optimum health and function.
Everyone in our office, from our office staff to your chiropractors, and massage therapist, has one goal in mind--to help you feel better fast. We know that when your body isn't in top shape that your entire outlook on life can be affected. That's why you'll always be greeted with a smile here and leave with an even bigger one on your face.
While there are many techniques used to deliver an adjustment, our doctors utilize some of the techniques from the Palmer Package. These include:
*Thompson (Table Assisted)
Additional Techniques Utilized:
*Flexion-Distraction (Table Assisted)
*Vector Point Cranial
*Nimmo Receptor Tonus Technique (Advanced Soft Tissue)
*Arthro Stim and Percussion Vibration (Instrument)
Massage Therapy is provided on site by a Licensed, and National Board Certified Massage Therapist. Our Massage Therapist graduated from Alexandar School of Natural Therapeutics in Tacoma in 1993. She is trained in numerous massage techniques, including injury and therapeutic massage, as well as trigger point, deep tissue, and relaxation techniques.
Our Doctors and Massage Therapist have multiple provider status, and take L&I, VA and PIP cases.
Dr. Wakeland received a BA in Psychology from St. Ambrose University. After numerous sports related injuries, he realized that the natural approach chiropractic offers has profound health benefits. He completed his studies at Palmer College in 1986. Dr. Wakeland practices traditional manual chiropractic techniques.
Dr. Scarzello-Wakeland received a BS in Biology in 1981 from Ramapo College of New Jersey. Graduating from Palmer College in 1987, she began a practice in Lakewood, Wa. Dr. Scarzello-Wakeland provides gentle, low and non-force chiropractic care for infants to seniors with an emphasis on nutrition and fitness. She has a strong background in competitive swimming, achieving College National Levels. She was recently inducted into the Ramapo College Athletic Hall of Fame.
In 1990, the Doctors joined efforts to provide area residents a team approach to care. Both are National Board Certified, and are members of the Washington State Chiropractic Association.
"Even though it is a long drive, it is worth the drive for me. Doctor Bob helps me feel better. Thank you." -Dee Dee Finley Zellner
"Love Dr. Jean and Mary the massage therapist! Always feel so much better after I see them!"
"No words to truly describe the amazing treatment you will receive from Dr Bob and Dr Jean. They are thorough, precise and listen.. they give you all the time you need. I have been seeing them for over 10 years and they are always consistent with the amazing treatment they provide for their patients."
"I am really pleased with Dr Robert and Dr Jean, they really make sure you get the right care. I injured my back at work and they have helped me with stretches and techniques in getting me back to work. I am so thankful for everything they do. Mary, thank you for the massage as well you're Amazing!"