The healing powers are endless when art, passion, and science come together. In chiropractic care, practitioners utilize the science of healing and the human body’s abilities by strategically practicing their art form.
Chiropractic care is all about helping YOU heal yourself and the practitioner is the conduit and tool to help you do so. Dr. Mary Nochimson is a chiropractor who is extremely passionate about her work and helping others. She utilizes chiropractic care to help her patients heal via the nervous system. You can learn more about Mary and her work here:
I am the daughter of 2 medical doctors, so naturally, I have always pursued a profession in the health field. I went to NSU Undergraduate college, where I received my bachelor’s in biology. I then went to massage school and received licensure in about 2008. Then, I graduated from chiropractic college at Palmer College of Chiropractic on 2011. Afterward, I received certifications in acupuncture, and Craniosacral and, recently, just got certified in Integral Hypnotherapy.
Watching my parents with their patients from childhood made me enter the health field. G-d must have wanted more diversity in our practice, so he laid out the path to holistic healthcare. I actually first became a licensed aesthetician, which I did not continue doing. I always saw health in everything. “Pampering” was not my thing, even though “pampering” is very therapeutic. I love the philosophy, science, and art of serving my community with health and wellness. From dermatillomania (skin picking) to medical support for cancer and other diagnoses, it’s been amazing to watch these people grow and thrive while I facilitate.
I love the integration and combination of Chiropractic & Craniosacral, Hypnotherapy, Acupuncture, Massage, and Physical Therapy… that’s right C.H.A.M.P.
About functional medicine:
Well, I approach every patient differently. First, I will take your history and write down your goals. I don’t spend too much time talking because you are here for the hands-on stuff. Functional medicine is the philosophy, science, and art of giving you access to the skills of healing, health, and wellness by aligning the spine and the three levels of mind, balancing the acupuncture meridians, releasing traumas and negative thinking, proper nutrition, and daily movement of your body. If there are medications involved, a medical doctor functional doctor focuses on how you process the medications as opposed to how medicare affects you. It’s a YOU-driven process.
What it’s beneficial for:
All sorts [of challenges]! There are no true limits on what chiropractic can be effective for. I usually tell people that the only thing chiropractors can’t treat is if it’s literally broken or torn completely OR if it’s not alive. Chiropractic is a philosophy, an art, and a science. Chiropractic is a way of life. And I should add that people are in charge and do their healing. A person who has doubts about whether chiropractic can help, the person him/herself has limitations, which present as pessimistic beliefs, not the chiropractic itself.
Chiropractic is one way to care for yourself, especially one of the best ways to care for your nervous system, especially when your nervous system regulates EVERY other organ system in the body.
Listening to my patients and empathizing with their struggles, whether it be physical or emotional [is the most beneficial to my patients]. Every modality is beneficial. It is the combination of each of the modalities which is most beneficial. Each modality alone has its benefits… when you combine them, the benefits are exponential and people heal more rapidly and receive fewer visits throughout the year.
From the patient’s point of view:
If it’s a car accident Patient, chiropractic care is aimed at pain relief. It’s a schedule and a regimen. There may be others involved in the case and it may have legal implications. Unfortunately, this is where the cookie cutter chiros come in and it may or may not result in an overall good experience.
Otherwise, it’s self-care. A patient may feel relaxed and well-rested, as if they had just taken a Power Nap. Patients who get good chiropractic care look forward to their visits. It’s not a ‘have to’ sort of thing. It’s a ‘want to’ sort of thing.
How Mary approaches skeptics:
I don’t fight it. That person is entitled to their opinion. I may offer them a treatment and have them experience what I know to be chiropractic. Every chiropractor practices a little differently and I may offer a new style that he/she may appreciate. I would encourage them not to stop others from trying chiropractic… Chiropractic works regardless. And chiropractic has served many in their health-related goals. Chiropractic may not have worked for them, but why deprive others of what could be life-saving and quality of life-changing?
Mary’s universal health and well-being tips:
Don’t underestimate the power of relaxation and self-care. Also, understand that you are part of the G-d…He/She made you in their image. Your creator is powerless, knowledgeable, and all-healing, and so are YOU! Can you heal from ______? Absolutely! And nothing would make your heavenly parent happier!
In the Harry Potter film, Dumbledore says to Harry, “Help will always be given at Hogwarts to those who ask for it”. It’s the same in the real world. Don’t be afraid to ask for help. Ask and you shall receive. Many healthcare professionals are as passionate as me and want to serve you in this way. For some of us, it’s not a job, it’s a calling. We are here, why not use these life-altering services?
Mary’s recommended resources:
The Hypnotherapy Academy of America is a great place to take a class. Definitely opens your eyes and your mind.
I don’t read a lot, I DO a lot.
Upledger Institute in PBG allows parents to take their courses. You need a hands-on license to practice and make money… but you can learn this modality and work with your family and friends.
Bettereverysteptoday.org and my Instagram page have tons of empowering and useful information and I would highly recommend my children’s books and adult-friendly books (link below) as it will break the world of chiropractic down in words you can understand. Reading my children’s books will give you, your family, and your friends a better understanding of this world of functional medicine, techniques, and their benefits. I plan on doing Instagram LIVE readings with my books
Chiropractic is all about giving yourself space to heal, both mentally and emotionally. Every organ in your body and your overall internal health can all be traced back to the nervous system and chiropractic can release blockages and alleviate pain associated with this entire system.
Dr. Mary Nochimson is a passionate chiropractor who is sharing her knowledge of the art and science of the practice with people all over the world. You can learn more about Mary and her work here:
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