Dr. Jessica L. Caruso was just voted Top Alternative & Complementary Health Care Doctor 2015 (chiropractor) by the readers of New Hampshire magazine.
Healing Hands Chiropractic Wins Parenting NH Magazine’s “Family Favorite Chiropractor” Award 3rd Year in a Row
The Family Favorite awards, now in its fourth year, is an award program that recognizes family-friendly businesses, services and places in almost 60 categories- as chosen by the readers of Parenting New Hampshire magazine. The results of the reader’s poll will appear in the October 2014 issue of Parenting New Hampshire.
“We are grateful for all of the people who have voted us ‘Favorite Chiropractor’. I am lucky to do what
I love every day and help make our community happy and healthy; one adjustment at a time.” said co-owner Dr. Jessica Caruso. “When we moved to our mill space at MillWest in Manchester a little less than a year ago, we wanted a healing space unlike any in the area. We feel that this award confirms our intention and look forward to serving Greater Manchester for decades to come”.
Parenting New Hampshire is a publication of McLean Communications of Manchester, which also publishes New Hampshire Business Review, New Hampshire Magazine, NH Magazine’s Bride, and New Hampshire Home. McLean Communications is a division of Yankee Publishing, Inc.
Healing Hands Chiropractic in Manchester, NH is owned and operated by Dr. Jessica and Brian Caruso. Dr. Jess specializes in pregnancy, pediatrics and family wellness. For more info please visit HealingHandsNH.com. Dr. Jess and Brian also operate one of the first sliding scale fee chiropractic offices in the country. For more info on their Portsmouth, NH office please visit HealingHandsCC.org.
by Guest Blogger Kristin Harrison, RMT, LMT
Reiki is a gentle, non-invasive energy healing technique that all animals can benefit from. It is safe, effective and can do no harm. Reiki balances the physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual aspects of an animal by releasing energy blockages which create imbalance and disease. When an animal’s energy is balanced and flowing, healing and change occur. Animals respond quickly to the ease that Reiki produces on these levels, often harmonizing seemingly difficult and impossible attitudes and
Reiki addresses the root cause of acute or chronic conditions, adapts to the natural needs of the animal, heals holistically, and can be used as preventative and or maintenance care. Animals decide how much Reiki they want to accept and for how long. They determine where they want the Reiki to help them, either physically, emotionally or both. However, Reiki is not a replacement for appropriate veterinarian medical care. Reiki supports medical care by accelerating healing, reducing pain or discomfort, and stimulating the healing process.
Reiki enhances overall well-being
Just like people, even healthy pets can have occasional physical, emotional and mental imbalances that, if left untreated, can manifest as illness. Reiki helps balance out emotions such as fear, anxiety, aggression, depression, and other behaviorally based issues. Periodic Reiki treatments can help maintain your pet’s natural state of well-being and balance.
Reiki accelerates healing following surgery or illness
Reiki can alleviate and prevent side effects of conventional medications such as prescriptions and antibiotics, and provides pain relief and relaxation to facilitate and enhance the body’s natural healing response.
Reiki increases trust and bonding between you and your pet
People and pets often mirror each other’s physical and emotional states. Animals are natural healers and sometimes take on their person’s problems, often in an attempt to heal them. This happens because of the deep bond shared between a pet and his or her person. Because of the shared energy in such a close relationship, energetic imbalances are shared as well. For optimum healing, joint treatments for people and their pets can often be beneficial.
Reiki assists with behavior issues by promoting relaxation and stress reduction
Many behavior issues are caused by stress. Reiki has a calming effect on the pet and may help make the pet more receptive to training and behavior modification. Reiki is extremely beneficial for animals with a history of abuse, especially those in shelter care. The gentle touch and the energy can help restore trust in animals who have learned to associate touch with being hurt. Reiki can also help with transitions such as moving house, introduction to, or loss of, another pet. Reiki helps to heal the spirit, bringing animals back to a state of trust and connection, giving a sense of purpose and building their confidence with other animals and people. Reiki helps balance out emotions such as fear, anxiety, aggression, depression, and other behaviorally based issues.
Reiki strengthens the immune system for cancer therapies
Cancer therapies such as chemotherapy and radiation present stress to an already compromised immune system. Reiki strengthens the immune system to better deal with this additional stress. It helps alleviate or prevent the side effects of conventional cancer treatments and provides pain relief.
Reiki provides comfort and relieves pain, anxiety and fear for animals in hospice.
Reiki is a wonderful way to facilitate the transition for terminally ill animals and their owners. Often, animals will not allow themselves to transition because they intuitively feel that their person is not ready to let them go. Joint Reiki treatments for the pet and his or her person can help both through this difficult time by enhancing the bond and allowing a gentle transition.
And most importantly, Reiki makes your special animal companion feel loved and at peace.
Creator of Grateful Spirit NH, Kristin is a Holistic Massage Therapist and Reiki Master who specializes in Integrative Therapies for special populations such as fibromyalgia, oncology, and hospice. Kristin has an extensive background as a fitness/holistic health educator and is also a part of the University of New Hampshire’s massage therapy team – providing integrative massage therapy to students, faculty and staff at their Durham, NH campus. A compassionate writer and artist, Kristin has a special connection and passion for animals and animal rescue. To learn more, please visit www.GratefulSpiritNH.com
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"I came to Dr. Jess with sciatic pain. I was also experiencing issues with breathing, so I had set up an asthma test through my primary doctor. After just one adjustment, my sciatic pain was incredibly reduced. The thing I didn’t expect was that my breathing would be completely fixed! I didn’t mention to Dr. Jess that I was having breathing difficulties with shortness of breath, but she noticed on my first consultation that I had a misalignment in my spine where the nerve supply to my lungs is. I was able to cancel my asthma test and haven’t had an issue since!"