Massage and Bodywork

Rosetta Koach, LMT, ND

503-628-6357

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Types of Massage & Services
Massage / Bodywork
Custom Massage--Mix of Styles**
Acupressure Massage
Craniosacral Massage Therapy (CMT)
Deep Tissue Massage
Infant Massage--Parent Training
Lymphatic Massage
Myofascial Release
Neuro-Muscular Therapy (NMT)
Ortho-Bionomy
Polarity (Energy Massage)
Pregnancy Massage
Reflexology
Somatic Re-education
Sports Massage
Swedish Massage
Strain/Counter-Strain Massage
Trigger Point Massage
Naturopathic Medicine
Exercise Therapeutics
Range-of-Motion Stretches
Hydrotherapy
Microcurrent Therapy
Naturopathic Manipulation

Naturopathic principles

Naturopathic medicine is founded on six principles:

  1. The healing power of nature
  2. Identify and treat the cause
  3. Treat the whole person
  4. First do no harm
  5. Physician as teacher
  6. Prevention

Naturopathic Therapies

I provide all of the following therapies in my office.

  • Neurotransmitter Testing/Targeted Amino Acid Therapy
  • Physical Medicine (massage/bodywork, manipulation, microcurrent, exercise, hydrotherapy, physical exams, gynecological exams)
  • Clinical Nutrition
  • Nutritional IV Therapy
  • Botanical Medicine
  • Homeopathic Drainage
  • Psychological Medicine
  • Minor Surgery

Brief history of Naturopathy

The roots of naturopathic medicine go back thousands of years, drawing on the healing wisdom of many cultures including European (Monastic medicine), Indian (Ayurvedic), Chinese (Taoist), Greek (Hippocratic), Arabian, and Egyptian traditions. As a distinct American health care profession, naturopathic medicine is almost 100 years old. A committee of practitioners met in the early 1900ís and determined that their practice should be expanded to incorporate all natural methods of healing including botanical medicines, nutritional therapy, physiotherapy, psychology, homeopathy, and the manipulative therapies. These physicians called their profession "Naturopathy."

Naturopathic medicine attracted more than 10,000 practitioners in the 1920's. There were more than 20 naturopathic medical colleges, and NDís were licensed in the majority of states. However, after the invention of antibiotics in the 1940's and 50's, naturopathic medicine experienced a decline as the medicinal establishment split and many doctors turned to pharmaceutical drugs and technological medicine. The idea that these drugs could eliminate a disease permeated medical schools and thinking.

Today with the realization that pharmaceutical drugs are not solving our healthcare needs, naturopathic medicine is again growing, attracting the attention of many health practitioners and their patients. Working with other healthcare professionals, NDís receive and can make referrals to specialists as needed.

Patients can consult naturopathic doctors for diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic conditions, general health care, and prevention of disease. Naturopathic practitioners use all standard methods of diagnostic testing and imaging including X-ray and ultrasound.

For naturopathic medical treatment
Contact Rosetta Koach, LMT, ND
Phone: 503-628-6357
Indications
Pain (Acute and Chronic)
Car Accident Injuries
Fibromyalgia
Prevention or healing of sports injuries
Sprains, strains, and other injuries
Muscle pain
Rheumatic conditions
Nerve pain, numbness, and tingling
Joint pain
Lymphatic congestion
Tension headaches
Carpal tunnel syndrome
TMJ
Frozen shoulder
Post-Surgery
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
Parkinson's disease
Diabetes
Stress Relief
Chronic Fatigue
Every senior
Every infant
Need for safe touch