Staying Healthy Naturally

Vernonians have a wonderful new health center that they are very proud of. They also have access to several alternative health care options and several ways to stay healthy naturally.

Dr. Carol McIntyre, ND, MSOM, Lac., practices Naturopathic and Chinese medicine at her Natural Path Health Services clinic in Vernonia. Dr. McIntyre treats patients through a variety of modalities for acute and chronic diseases and is trained in spinal manipulation, body work, acupuncture and Shiatsu massage. Natural Path Health Services recently added Reiki Master Jeff Dolan to the practice.

Several massage therapists operate practices in Vernonia.

At New Day Massage and Body Works, Heather Lewis, LMT, LMP, CLT, NT offers therapeutic massage and specializes in oncology support, auto/work injury rehab, post mastectomy care, Medical massage cupping and Nutritional counseling.

Marie Krahn, LMT, offers Swedish massage, aromatherapy, deep tissue massage, reflexology, Reiki and several other services in her home office.

Erica Johansen, LMT, provides in-home therapeutic care through Swedish relaxation, deep tissue and sports motion massage.

Britt Bensen Steele is an Ayurveda practitioner and yoga teacher who offers yoga classes and retreats at her YogaFarm ten miles outside Vernonia.

The Vernonia Open Air Market is held 10 to 2 on Saturdays from June through October and offers fresh local produce and other products and other craft vendors.