Wholistic Wellness Clinic & Spa

Featured Services


» Chiropractic Care
» Acupuncture
» NeuroEmotional Technique
» Auricular Therapy
» ASA Laser Allergy Relief System (ASA Laser Treatment)
» Slim Lite
» Infrared Sauna
» Nutritional Supplements
» Homeopathy
» Retreats
» Massage
» Physiotherapy
» Applied Kinesiology
» Qi Gong
» Myofascial Release Technique
» Active Release Technique (ART)
» Detoxification Programs
» Violet/Red Cold Laser

View a complete list of chiropractic services (pdf coming soon) and spa services (pdf)


» Chiropractic Care

What is it? Chiropractic is based on the theory that disease is caused by an abnormal function of the nervous system. A chiropractor attempts to restore normal function through manipulation and treatment of the structures of the body, focusing on the nervous system – the brain and spinal cord. When bones of the spine are misaligned, the body cannot function at its fullest potential. The chiropractic approach to health care is holistic, stressing the patient’s overall well being. Doctors of chiropractic trust in the body’s ability to heal itself without the use of surgery or medication.

Chiropractic care can be traced to the beginning of recorded time. Spinal manipulation and maneuvering the lower extremities to ease low back pain was mentioned in writings from China and Greece in 2700 B.C. and 1500 B.C. “Get knowledge of the spine, for this is the requisite for many diseases,” wrote Hippocrates, the Greek physician who lived from 460 to 357 B.C.

The practice of spinal manipulation began gaining momentum in the late 19th Century in the United States. Daniel David Palmer founded the Chiropractic profession in Davenport, Iowa, in 1895, and started the Palmer School of Chiropractic in 1897.

Who Benefits? Anyone can benefit from chiropractic adjustment, from infants to the elderly. Chiropractic adjustment can help anyone maintain the health of the nervous system and the body’s organs. It also is helpful in preventing everyday wear and tear on joints and ligaments by maintaining the proper positioning of the joints. Low back pain is one of the most common complaints from patients who seek chiropractic care. According to a survey published in the November 11, 1998 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association, about 11 percent of the U.S. population had visited a doctor of chiropractic in the previous year. Read how we've helped others with chiropractic care testimonials!

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» Acupuncture

What is it? Acupuncture is a method of encouraging the body to promote natural healing and to improve functioning. This is done by inserting needles just under the skin and applying heat or electrical stimulation at precise acupuncture points. How does it work? The classical Chinese explanation is that energy channels, called meridians, run in patterns through and over the body. The Chinese liken these meridians to rivers flowing through the body to irrigate and nourish tissues. An obstruction in the movement of these “rivers” is like a dam that backs up in others. By needling the acupuncture points, the meridians can be unblocked and the regular flow reestablished.

Who benefits? Acupuncture is often associated with pain control, but it can be effective in the treatment of a wide range of medical problems, including digestive disorders (i.e., gastritis, spastic colon, constipation, diarrhea), respiratory disorders (i.e., sinusitis, sore throat, bronchitis, asthma), neurological and muscular disorders (i.e., headaches, neck pain, low back pain, sciatica), and urinary, menstrual, and reproductive problems. Acupuncture also can help people with weight loss and smoking cessation. Visit www.acufinder.com for more information about the benefits of acupuncture.

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» NeuroEmotional Technique (NET)

What is it? Our bodies hold on to unresolved emotions, such as fear, anger, and grief. Ultimately, when our bodies don’t let go of what was originally a healthy response, our nervous system is short circuited. This can negatively affect our beliefs, our behaviors, and even our physical bodies. A NET practitioner tests muscle response, usually using your arm, to identify which nervous system “circuit” in your body is holding a particular emotionally charged memory. The practitioner will assist your body in letting go of that stuck emotional event by having you think about the incident while the practitioner adjusts the spine. For additional information check out the NetMindBody.com web site

Who Benefits? NET is especially helpful for people who suffer from depression, anxiety attacks, or phobias, but it can be beneficial to anyone who feels there is something that is keeping them from being the best they can be. See how our office has helped others benefit from NET sessions : read our NET testimonials!

What are Dr. Cooper’s qualifications? Dr. Cooper is a reputable Certified NET Practitioner in the state of Iowa. She received her certification through NET Incorporated of Encinitas, California.

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» Auricular Therapy

What is it? Auricular Therapy is often confused with ear acupuncture but it uses no needles, and instead of "meridians" uses nerve connections. A micro-current stimulator is placed on reflex points on the outside of the ear. These points then send a message to the brain based on the location of the reflex point being treated. Most people feel only a tiny tingling at the ear reflex points during treatment.

Used to treat many conditions:

  • Musculoskeletal Problems
  • The Five Addictions
  • Pain Management
  • Compulsive Disorders
  • Internal Disorders
  • Subluxation Location

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» ASA Laser Allergy Relief System

What is it? Allergies are nothing more than an inappropriate response to something harmless. Your body sees an ordinary substance as foreign and attacks it, sending you into an allergic reaction of red, itchy eyes, a scratchy throat and trouble breathing. What's worse is now a new association is turned into an ingrained pathway in your nervous system which will associate that substance as a foreign object from there on out. It is a substance/association error that is made and learned by your nervous system.

The ASA Laser Allergy Relief System is a holistic alternative for eliminating stresses in the body including allergies. This advanced technology provides an effective, fast, and painless procedure (without needles or drugs) for treating seasonal, food, and environmental allergies.

View our allergy relief information sheet for more information about allergies and how this innovative treatment can help, or view our ASA Laser Allergy Relief System flyer.

Who Benefits? Anyone with seasonal, food, and environmental allergies. Hear what our clients are saying! View our allergy testimonials.....

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» Slimlite

Slim Lite is a non-invasive body contouring procedure that effectively removes excess fat by shrinking existing fat cells. We combine this with our Body Balance Plate that effectively reduces cellulite and body fat and increases muscle tone by using vibration with specific body movements. The Body Balance Plate sessions are included with the the Slim Lite or can be utilized by patients for a 10 minute workout that burn hundreds of calories.

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» Infrared Sauna

Relax for 30 minutes in our Infrared sauna that helps detoxify the body. This is also great for Weight loss (burn up to 600 calories in just 30 minutes), pain relief, lowering blood pressure, improving circulation, and skin purification.

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» Nutritional Supplements

What are Nutritional Supplements? Dr. Cooper carries Standard Process whole food supplements (www.standardprocess.com). These are whole food and pharmaceutical grade supplements, which work on the cellular level of the body. The nutrition provided is the best you can consume. For example, our Vitamin C supplement is the equivalent of eating an entire orange, not just the ascorbic acid part of the orange. In addition to Standard Process supplements, you can also purchase Nutri-West (www.Hunterdist.com) and Metagenics Nutrition (www.nutritiondynamics.us) supplements at the Wholistic Wellness Clinic. Always 4 or more supplements are 10% off!

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Who Benefits? In the world we live, most everyone needs at least a quality nutritional supplement. Fill out the Nutritional Symptom Survey form to see if you would benefit from nutritional supplements. See how proper nutrition has helped others in our office .....

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» Homeopathy

What is Homeopathy? Homeopathy comes from the Greek words homeo, meaning similar, and pathos, meaning suffering or disease. Homeopathy seeks to prevent or treat illness by stimulating the body’s defense mechanisms. Treatment involves giving small doses of substances, or remedies, that would produce the same or similar symptoms of illness in healthy people if they were given in larger doses. Practitioners select remedies by looking at such factors as a patient’s lifestyle and emotional and mental states.

Who Benefits? Remedies can help promote healing and the return of balance and harmony.

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» Group Emotional Release Techniques(E.R.T)

What is Group E.R.T.? Emotional Release Technique addresses the emotional component of health in a safe, effective, physiological way with spinal and meridian adjustments. The power and synergy of E.R.T. in a group setting is awesome. This is a chiropractic process, not talk therapy.

When is Group E.R.T. offered? Dr. Cooper facilitates monthly Group E.R.T. sessions, dealing with issues such as weight, money, guilt, and anxiety. For information on the next Group E.R.T. session, call Wholistic Wellness Clinic & Spa at 365-1141.

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» Retreats

NET Beach Retreats: On a regular basis, Dr. Cooper opens her beach home in Madeira Beach, Florida, to small groups of people who are interested in doing private NET sessions. The NET Retreat is the ultimate get-away. Not only are you able to put your toes in the sand and soak up some sun, but you also get to meet and work on the most important person in your life--YOU!! Join Dr. Cooper this fall for a vacation you will never forget. See what others are saying about the NET retreats!

For more information check out the Net Beach Retreat brochure (pdf) or contact Dr. Cooper at Wholistic Wellness Clinic, 319.365.1141, or at drcooper@cc200.com .

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» Massage

Wholistic Wellness Clinic offers several types of massage including stone, pregnancy, craniosacral, neuromuscular and swedish massage.

What are the different types of massage?

Swedish Massage - this massage is geared towards relaxation, improved circulation, increased range of motion, and muscle tension relief.
Neuromuscular Massage - This is a deep tissue massage used to reduce pain, relieve pressure of intense knots, increase circulation and range of motion.
Pregnancy Massage - increases circulation during pregnancy, relieves edema and cramping in the legs, and reduces stress on the mother.
Hot Stone Massage - This is a massage where stones are used to place heat directly on trigger points and sore muscles. Stones are then used to actively massage the client. It is a deep heat massage and very relaxing. 1 1/2 hour is recommended to get the full effect.

Additional information (pdf) about the types of massage available at Wholistic Wellness.

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» Physiotherapy

What is it? Physiotherapy treats physical injury, disease and dysfunction by encouraging the body to heal itself and move more efficiently. It is an essential part of the recovery process following bone or soft tissue injuries, debilitating illness and surgery. Physiotherapy can reduce acute pain and swelling, restore free movement of joints, release stiff joints and soothe sore ones, strengthen muscles for powerful, effortless movement, stretch ligaments, muscles and nerves for flexibility, and correct the balance of different muscle groups.

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» Applied Kinesiology

What is it? Applied Kinesiology (AK) is a system using muscle testing for evaluating areas of dysfunction within the body. It uses the principle that the body is a self-maintaining, self-correcting mechanism. Assessing neuromuscular function provides additional information about the regulation of structure, chemical and mental physiology.

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» Qi Gong Machine

What is it? Qi Gong Machine is a professional therapeutic device based on Qi Gong theory. It utilizes vibrational waves at the frequencies below 20 Hz. This therapeutic vibration is to synchronize the body parts, to penetrate to deep tissues and to travel far reaching sites.

Who Benefits? In general, the Qi Gong can increase local circulation, relieve minor aches and pains, and relax body muscles. It can be applied to different parts of the body according to conditions, such as chronic pains, body stress and fatigue, muscles spasms and cramps, back pains, sciatica, arthritic pains, sports injuries, etc. It is safe to use and very effective

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» Myofascial Release Technique

What is it? Wholistic Wellness uses the VP-1 Percussion Instrument to unwind the damaged tissue in the body. Its action allows the practitioner to work with the fascia of the body at a very deep, penetrating level that has long-lasting dimensions. We have found that fascial restrictions and scar tissue underlie many persistent subluxations, fixations and chronic pain syndromes. The smooth force of this percussive action allows one to free both the superficial connective tissue and the deep fascia.

The VP-1 Percussion Instrument creates a strong smooth force to stimulate the release of the fascia through biomechanical and bioelectrical unwinding. This kind of release allows the fluids and electrical properties of tissues and organs to flow normally again, creating motion and life, restoring healthy equilibrium.

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» Active Release Technique (ART)

What is it? ART is a patented, state of the art soft tissue system/ movement based massage technique that treats problems with muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia, and nerves.

Headaches, back pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, shin splints, shoulder pain, sciatica, plantar fasciitis, knee problems, and tennis elbow are just a few of the many conditions that can be resolved quickly and permanently with ART. These conditions are often a result of overused muscles from acute injuries, accumulation of small tears, or lack of oxygen and nerve flow to the area.

As a result, scar tissue is produced in the affected area, interfering with the normal motion of the tissue and joints and causing pain. Whether you have are suffering from an acute injury or chronic pain, ART, in conjunction with chiropractic care, will help you get the most out of your recovery and maintain continued health and wellness.

» Detoxification Techniques

What is it? In today’s environment, toxic residues build up in the body faster than ever before, resulting in a greater incidence of allergies, and mental and physical incapacitation. In an effort to re-balance the body and maintain health, Wholistic Wellness Clinic offers IonCleanse treatments and detoxifying nutritional programs. More information about detoxification and the IonCleanse treatments can be found in the IonCleanse brochure (pdf).

Purchase an Ion Cleanse Membership - For $350.00 you can recieve monthly ions for 12 months.  Limit one Ion Cleanse per month (unable to do 2 within one month if on is missed). Limit to one person only!  Additional ions per month cost $35.00.



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» Violet/Red Cold Laser

What is it? Balances energy flow in the body, reduces pain and muscle spasm while increasing strength and range of motion, promotes healing for burns, wounds and scars; also, has an inflammatory effect. The violet laser has been documented to help the body’s defenses to eliminate bacteria and other infections. Breakthrough research on acne treatment with the violet laser. $25 to $40, price varies and depends on time needed to treat. Visit http://www.erchonia.com for more information.

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