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Integrative Health Patient Stories

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Male breast cancer survivor Matthew Wright (left)

Treating the Whole Person

The UH Connor Whole Health Integrative Oncology Clinic provides physician-guided massage therapy and acupuncture to ease cancer patients’ pain.

Danail Howell and Robert Trager, DC

Finding Relief From Injuries and Pain Caused By Car Accident

Seven years ago in a small-town Ohio crosswalk, Danail Howell’s life was crushed when she was struck by a car.

Tasha Taylor being treated at University Hospitals

Music Therapy Provides Respite From Pain of Sickle Cell Disease

Tasha Taylor lives with excruciating pain from sickle cell disease. The episodes can last for days, weeks or sometimes months and often send Taylor to the hospital. During an inpatient stay at University Hospitals, she discovered music therapy.

Shaynee Novak at home

Holistic Approach Provides Relief From Decades-Long Depression

Depression hit Shaynee Novak in high school, but it wasn’t until adulthood that she had a name for it. All she knew was that she felt different from her friends.

Bill Elliott on his way to the UH Parma Comprehensive Pain Center

Finding the First Relief From Nerve Pain in 17 Years

Think back 17 years. Now imagine that for all those years, you were dealing with extreme and chronic pain in your back. That’s a long time to suffer, but that has been Bill Elliott’s life -- until recently.

stacking rocks with sunset

Integrative Medicine Blends With Traditional To Lessen Pain, Increase Mobility

After two decades, a patient finds an option for lessening pain and increasing mobility that works.

Cooper dressed in baseball uniform with glove and ball

A Return to the Cornerstones of Health

Eight-year-old Cooper had trouble channeling his boundless energy and strong emotions. A positive change came about following a consult with a pediatric integrative physician at UH Connor Integrative Health Network.

susan mulhern

Meditation, Yoga Help Woman Kick Anxiety Medicine To the Curb

Susan Mulhern had met with a psychiatrist before, but wanted a fresh start. Her UH physician recommend she try yoga, meditation, talk therapy and continue her exercise regimen. Soon, Susan was able to stop taking her anxiety medicine.

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