Testimonials for Dr. Minarik


THANKS A MILLION for your kindness and great prolo treatments and saving me from the scalpel!

-D.P.

Testimonials for Dr. Minarik


“Dr. Minarik is a true healer. He completely changed our lives through careful and comprehensive consideration (and then treatment) of what was making my son so ill. Would recommend him in a heartbeat.”

-H.R.

Testimonials for Ken


“I have been very impressed by the massages I have received from Ken Reader. He offers all the best qualities of what one looks for in a good massage therapist. His touch is refined, experienced and sensitive to the body’s needs. As a massage therapist myself, I understand the rarity of finding a practitioner who embodies all of these qualities. I very much enjoy my sessions with Ken and look forward to a continued practioner/client relationship.”

—Elissa

Testimonials for Danielle


Danielle is a meticulously holistic practitioner. Her constant skill in seeing and hearing me throughout the several months we worked on healing acute and long standing health issues enabled her to work miracles on a lot of levels. Her Chinese herbs and acupuncture work are powerful and personally attuned and updated. In addition, she was so perceptive to whatever I said that she was able to link another modality of healing at Elixia and suggest it to me, which provided structural shifts that, together with her caring work and positive vibe, has returned me to wellness.

-S.L., 56yo Female

Testimonials for Dr. Herman


“Dr. Herman/Dr. Kai has worked to help me improve my health for over five years. She is a caring and careful professional who works with you to put together a plan to improve your health. She seriously considers what you think and believe and then recommends a program which likely will work for you. Kai listens to you and takes the time to give you helpful and practical advice. I feel very lucky to have her as my doctor.”

- H.K., 59 years old

Testimonials for Ken


“Ken is an excellent massage therapist. He has a professional work ethic. I am the medical director, founder and owner of Groundspring Healing Center, PC. I have known many healers throughout the years and Ken’s work is exemplary.”

—G.F.

Testimonials for Ken


“A massage from Ken brings a serene state of mind with a much-needed relief from everyday life. It is not only a calming experience, but also a visceral hiatus. Relaxed and revived, each massage is vital to my well-being.”

—Sarah

Testimonials for Natasha


“The neurosurgeon said I had two weeks before I had to have back surgery to avoid nerve damage. After three treatments, I got up from the table and realized the pain was gone! I actually wept with relief. I’m really glad I came in. The acupuncture has given me the chance to heal without surgery.”

—R.S.

Testimonials for Dr. Ycasas


“Dr. Terry is one of those practitioners who actually addresses the whole patient. She is incredibly present during the appointment. I really feel like she listens and treats me with great care and respect. I never come away feeling like I have been manhandled, and feel uplifted after each session with her.”

—S.Y.

Testimonials for Dr. Minarik


“In the spring of 2013 I suffered a severe rotator cuff injury while
rehearsing for an acrobatics performance. I was unable to hold even
something as light as a coffee mug with my arm extended. My estimated
chance of recovery after surgery was [predicted to be] 50 percent.

I started PRP with Dr. Ryan Minarik in hopes of increasing my chances of a
successful surgery. However, the treatments yielded such dramatic results
that now, a year later, I don’t require surgery at all! I can do a 1-arm
dead hang and multiple pull-ups easily. I can hold a free-standing
handstand for 90 seconds and counting. I can do flips and handsprings
without pain or instability. PRP helped me get my life, and career as a
acrobat back! I am so very grateful.”

—T.Z., Professional Acrobat

About Elixia Wellness Group
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lternative medicine does not have to be alternative, but can become your primary and first choice for healthcare. Bringing holistic medicine into the mainstream, in an environment where people from our community and surrounding communities feel comfortable and well-cared for is our goal. Quality, accessibility and caring spirit is what you will find within our clinic. We aim to provide specialty and general care to everyone who believes that treating the root cause and whole person is the path for long term well-being, bringing vitally and full life.

Our goal is to bring holistic medicine to the forefront of medical care.

We believe in the benefit of multiple medical opinions and ideas, and investigating all forms of treatment options whether they involve us solely or partially in conjunction with you other healthcare providers. If during the course of treatments, or even prior to commencing treatments, we feel that other healthcare is indicated or even necessary, we are determined to aide in the coordination of healthcare in the mission to bring about optimum vitality.

Message from the Founders

Ryan Minarik, ND, LAc. and Lynsey Minarik
Co-Founders
Safely, and Effectively, You Can Be Well.

While many times health problems have a straightforward solution, often patients seeking alternative or holistic medicine have complicated, long-term issues that they have not found solutions or answers for with conventional care. Whether you are visiting our clinic for a simple concern with natural treatment options, or a complex condition that may require multiple approaches, we hope our range of practitioners can offer a comprehensive solution to your health condition. While our goal is to help everyone that steps in our door, we realize at times we may not have the right answer. If during your visit you find we do not have the care you need, would like a referral, or simply have constructive feedback on how we can make our clinic better, we welcome your input. Please email one of us at drminarik@elixiawellness.com or lynsey@elixiawellness.com.

Some of Our Unique Specialties
Integrated Teamwork
Individual decision making with group brain power
Our clinic takes a unique approach to your healthcare. Our practitioners operate independently, yet in a group environment. This creates a dynamic where we are not obligated to inter-refer, but can discuss difficult cases and utilize each other strengths when needed!
Pediatric Chinese Medicine
Specialty formulas and needling techniques
Melody Short, LAc., our specialist in pediatrics, combines a variety of gentle therapeutic massage and non-needling techniques for children, used in tandem with, or instead of, pediatric acupuncture.
Women’s Healthcare
Complete care from multiple approaches
Multiple members of our team have sub-specialties in women’s health and frequently cross-refer and communicate to ensure you are getting the most complete approach. Learn more about our naturopaths Dr. Ward-Selinger and Dr. Herman or acupuncturists Melody and Danielle.
Regenerative Injection Therapies
Non-surgical Pain Management Options: PRP and Prolotherapy
Dr. Ryan Minarik has been using this cutting edge new therapy successfully to help heal and regenerate chronic injuries, such as joint degeneration, arthritis, tendon injuries (achilles tendonitis, tennis elbow), and more.
Motor Vehicle Accident coverage
Comprehensive care for motor vehicle injuries
Most motor vehicle insurances completely cover all medical costs associated with an accident. Schedule an initial injury assessment with our qualified naturopaths or chiropractor, and they can choose to include massage and/or acupuncture services to your treatment plan.
Applied Kinesiology
Certified therapies through the ICAK
Applied kinesiology (AK) is a complex system using neurologic reflex points, muscle strength and inhibition testing, chiropractic assessment, and much more to guide assessment of physiologic dysfunction. is board certified in AK.