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 an acrobat back! I am so very grateful.”

—T.Z., Professional Acrobat

Testimonials for Natasha


“I have been a physician for 25 years. It is always interesting to see the faces of my patients when I tell them that my health care provider is my acupuncturist. I always tell them that when I am sick the first person I call is Tasha. Unfortunately, there is still a great deal of skepticism about the benefits of acupuncture among the medical community and the public. I can attest by personal experience, and that of my patients, that acupuncture is a very effective and valid healing method. Tasha has been my caregiver for the last 6 years, she is not only an excellent acupuncturist she is also a wonderful person. I refer many of my patients to her and all of them share the same opinion. I highly recommend Tasha not only as a patient but also as a physician who has seen the benefit and excellent results that she has achieved with my own patients that I have referred to her.”

—Y. L. MD

Testimonials for MaryJane


“MJ has thorough hands and a big heart! She relaxes the body and stirs up all those amazing chemicals and endorphins that will have you floating above the trees.”

—Jessie

Testimonials for Ken


“Ken, you did amazing work and I was able to run well the following day and the days after. It made such a difference and you truly helped me heal.”

—C.V.

Testimonials for Dr. Minarik


Dr Minarik has always been one of my favorite doctors, he’s super knowledgable and truly cares. I’ve seen him for a number of things but recently he’s helped me tremendously by easing my joint pain and increasing stability with prolotherapy and PRP.

-M.M.

Testimonials for Dr. Minarik


I’ve been seeing Dr Minarik for 4 or 5 years now and the level of care he provides and the wealth of knowledge he possesses in my mind goes unrivaled. Even now living in California I still fly back regularly to visit with him about various health concerns.

-Anonymous

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 MaryJane


“MaryJane is the most passionate and inspirational massage therapist that I have experienced! She is so peaceful and makes you feel very relaxed. She has been very helpful with my back pain and is always checking up on me to make sure things are being taken care of. Thank you so much for everything MaryJane!”

—Molly

Testimonials for Leslie Bennett


“Leslie’s compassionate heart and intuition combine perfectly with her razor-sharp skills as a nutritional therapist. She has helped me tremendously to listen to my body’s requests for dietary and lifestyle changes. I am the healthy person I am today because of her up-to-date guidance. I would recommend her to friends and family members.”

—Terrea
Counselor & Tai Chi instructor at The Clearing NW, rehab center

Testimonials for Dr. Ycasas


“Dr Terry Ycasas has been treating me for about 3 years. I have seen other chiropractic providers over the years, with only mild results. Dr Terry’s treatment has dramatically improved my overall wellbeing and skeletal health. She employs many modalities and methods, customizing treatment to whatever my particular need is at any point in time. She listens to my symptoms, engages me in the treatment plan, and always treats me with respect and professionalism. She has successfully treated my low back pain. and is treating me on a regular basis to keep my neck and back pain free! I have and will continue to recommend Dr Ycasas with confidence and enthusiasm!”

—J.K.M.

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 in conjunction with your 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 can discuss difficult cases and utilize each other’s strengths when needed!
IV Therapies
Vitamin and Nutrient Infusions
IV therapies are generally tolerated well by our patients who find significant relief from this personalized treatment option.
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 primary care naturopath Dr. Colleen Fuller, and acupuncturists Natasha Colburn and Hilary Constant.
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. Dr Crites is board certified in AK.