Primary Children's Integrative Medicine Team
Karena Luttmer L.Ac, MSOM, Doctor of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine. Techniques used are acupuncture, acupressure, shonishin, cupping, acumagnets, acubeads. Meeting may also include nutritional advice, some supplemental advice, some basic essential oil advice, environmental changes as well as a treatment that may or may not include a number of techniques: most commonly acupuncture, cupping and placement of acubeads/acumagnets. Acupuncture/Chinese medicine is best used for pain, balancing, emotional issues, digestive issues, immunity, chronic issues.
Charly Candilora, trained massage therapist that specializes in Neuromuscular techniques (massage with some compression and traction techniques). Massage is best used for pain, tightness, emotional calming, digestive issue(constipation). Meeting may also include exercise (homework).
Jody Osteyee, DNP, APRN, CPNP provides aromatherapy consultation to children cared for at Primary Children’s Hospital. She emphasizes the safe use of essential oils to promote comfort and well-being in children experiencing illness and hospitalization. Jody is a Nurse Practitioner and has completed a certificate program in Integrative Aromatherapy.