Spring Forward Health

We at Spring Forward Health believe everyone deserves to be pain free and live a functional life. Our wide variety of treatment styles ensure that no matter your injury or physical restrictions, you can walk in to the clinic feeling welcomed and respected, and leave feeling better than before. Our team of practitioners work together to assess and treat, taking knowledge from multiple backgrounds.

Masks are no longer required within the clinic. If you are more comfortable wearing a mask during treatment, that decision will be respected. Our practitioners will continue to wear them during treatment

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Acupuncture

Acupuncture is a safe and gentle healing therapy for you and your family, from babies, children to adults. .How it works is by inserting thin steel needles into the skin to stimulate specific points in the body to achieve certain health goals.

Acupuncture can help with:

-Chronic Pain
-Migraine and Headaches
-Anxiety
-Insomnia
-Depression
-Digestive
-Allergies
-Stress


Massage Therapy

Massage Therapy consists primarily on hands-on manipulation of the soft tissues of the body, specifically, the muscles, connective tissue, tendons, ligaments and joints for the purpose of optimizing health . Massage can have both relaxation and therapeutic effects on the body and can treat: - Stress - Headaches - General tension and limited range of motion - Whiplash - Osteoarthriti... Read More

Massage Therapy consists primarily on hands-on manipulation of the soft tissues of the body, specifically, the muscles, connective tissue, tendons, ligaments and joints for the purpose of optimizing health . Massage can have both relaxation and therapeutic effects on the body and can treat:

- Stress
- Headaches
- General tension and limited range of motion
- Whiplash
- Osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis
- Delayed onset muscles soreness from sports or workouts
- Scar tissue
- Myofascial pain
- Inflammation
- Anxiety and Depression
- Tendonitis
- Post surgery recovery
- Plantar fasciitis
- Fibromyalgia
- Other condition and injuries


Chiropractic

Chiropractic is a profession that diagnosis, treats and can help prevent some spinal disorders that cause musculoskeletal or nerve pain. During an adjustment a controlled force is applied to a joint guiding it through a range of motion. This action restores joint movement and improves function. When applied to your spine, this treatment is called spinal manipulation therapy (SMT), but the... Read More

Chiropractic is a profession that diagnosis, treats and can help prevent some spinal disorders that
cause musculoskeletal or nerve pain.

During an adjustment a controlled force is applied to a joint guiding it through a range of
motion. This action restores joint movement and improves function. When applied to your
spine, this treatment is called spinal manipulation therapy (SMT), but the technique can
be used on nearly every joint in the body. Chiropractic adjustment techniques have been
well researched and are an effective option in the treatment of back and neck pain. Other
techniques that chiropractors may use are active release technique, contemporary acupuncture
and soft tissue work.

Conditions that chiropractic care can help with are:

- Back Pain
- Neck pain
- Herniated Disk
- Degenerative Disc Disease
- Arthritis
- Leg length discrepancy 
- Strains and Sprains
- Headaches
- Joint Stiffness
- Sciatica
- Whiplash
- Carpel Tunnel
- Pregnancy
- Post Surgery Recovery
- Scoliosis
-Other injuries


Naturopathic

Naturopathic Medicine Naturopathic Medicine supports the body's own healing abilities through the integration of modern Western medical knowledge and diagnostic techniques with natural, holistic, and ancient Eastern therapeutic modalities. Each of these modalities works to strengthen the body's innate restorative abilities, while encouraging the body to return to a state of balance, which... Read More

Naturopathic Medicine

Naturopathic Medicine supports the body's own healing abilities through the integration
of modern Western medical knowledge and diagnostic techniques with natural, holistic, and
ancient Eastern therapeutic modalities. Each of these modalities works to strengthen the body's
innate restorative abilities, while encouraging the body to return to a state of balance, which can
be lost in the midst of stress and disease. 
Naturopathic Doctors (NDs) look at the whole person, rather than a single symptom on it's
own. The full symptom picture is then used to discover and address the root cause of their
concerns and promote whole body health.
One of the most important jobs of an ND is to empower patients. This is accomplished by
educating them about their bodies, helping them to understand their symptoms rather than fear
them, and learn how to use natural medicine to support their health, rather than be a victim to
their disease

Naturopathic Medicine can help with:

- Women's Health
- Fertility and Pregnancy Support
- Pediatric Health
- Mental Health
- Digestive Health
- Pain Management
- Healthy Weight Management
- Cardiovascular and Metabolic Health

What tools does Naturopathic Doctors use?

- Clinical Nutrition and Supplementation
- Lifestyle Counseling-
- Botanical Medicine
- Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture
- Homeopathy
- Bio-identical Hormone Prescribing

Dr. Vanessa Youssef ND has been a Naturopathic Doctor since 2011, working with her patients to get to the root of their health concerns through physical exams, lab testing, and the art of truly listening to her patients. She focuses on treating women’s health conditions, supporting fertility and healthy pregnancies, digestive complaints, pediatric concerns, migraines and chronic pain, cardiovascular and metabolic conditions like diabetes, as well as mental health concerns. Dr. Vanessa utilizes a variety of methods for addressing health concerns, including nutrition and lifestyle counseling, botanical medicine, supplement recommendations, acupuncture, cupping, and gua sha, as well as bio-identical hormone prescribing when indicated.

Dr. Vanessa Youssef ND has been a Naturopathic Doctor since 2011, working with her patients to ge... Read More

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