Patients' Stories of Healing and Health Through Integrative Medicine

Chastity Strawder

Chasity’s Story

One minor movement last summer changed the life for Chasity Strawder. Bending over, she felt a “pop” in her neck. The pain was excruciating. Chasity didn’t know where to turn; then she found a doctor at UH Connor who changed everything.

Cooper proudly wears his baseball uniform

Coopers Story

“ADHD is his superpower, a gift he was given, and it's our job to help him optimize these strengths including his physical endurance and creative mind.” Not unlike his older brother, Kelley and Joe's youngest son, Cooper, had a ton of energy. “The...

A integrative medicine specialist showing acupuncture with foot model.

Diane's Story

A former runner finds relief and avoids surgery with the help of UH Connor Integrative Health Network.

Gale Connor with arms outstretched

Gale’s Story

How an avid trail runner dealt with extreme pain that never seemed to abate.

Kerrie Cirino McDowell

Kerrie’s Story

Every day, Kerrie Cirino McDowell has felt the after-effects of her treatment for thyroid cancer. Then she learned that the UH Connor Integrative Health Network offered care that could address her ongoing issues.

Infant Ryver Stiles

Ryver's Story

Father returns to University Hospitals, giving back through music during atrium concert

Sarah Stilgenbauer

Sarah's Story

After becoming a caregiver to her parents, Sarah began experiencing stress and pain in her left hip, which threatened her beloved hobby -- paddle surfing. Then she found chiropractic treatment and massotherapy at UH Connor Integrative Health Network.

Susan's Story

Susan relied on medication for years to help her deal with the grief and depression she experienced after the death of her son. She turned to the UH Connor Integrative Health Network for help and found relief through meditation and yoga.