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


“I am so thankful for Dr. Minarik! He found my problem immediately after having gone undiagnosed for years. Dr. Minarik prescribed a strict diet, a few supplements and he worked with me to keep medication to a minimum. After only 6 months my diabetes is under control. I only wish I would have found him sooner.”

—T.S.

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


“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 Ken


“Ken has magic hands. As a massage and skin therapist , he does an amazing job of helping me maintain a healthy body as well as create the radiance on my skin. His massage style is soothing and relaxing. I feel energized and stress free after his treatment. Ken also has excellent understanding of the body as an experienced yoga instructor. He gives me great advice on exercises and stretching skills towards my body’s chronic spots. By having his treatment and the exercises he advises I feel my body has been making amazing improvements. Ken’s facial and Brow waxing are incredibly impressive. After the facial, I feel my skin is deeply cleansed, hydrated. More importantly over time I see the radiance on my skin. EVERY single time after I have Ken’s facial or brow wax it gets noticed and I am showered in compliments.”

—Y.Q.N.

Testimonials for Dr. Ward-Selinger


“Dr. Ward-Selinger is our family physician and has been for a few years now. She is simply amazing! She is incredibly knowledgable and dedicated. Her expertise ranges from simple ailments to complex conditions- and everything in between. She has helped my family overcome many such health and wellness issues. We truly rely on and trust her wholeheartedly. She treats my husband and I, as well as our children, with such diligent care. Her devotion to naturopathy, as well as each and every one of her patients, is remarkable. Anyone in the care of Dr. Ward-Selinger is in the best of hands!”

– C.M.

Testimonials for Ken


“Thanks for such a great massage… I’m glad my sister recommended you!”

—K.R.

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 Dr. Ward-Selinger


“As an internal medicine physician, I had a recent and unique opportunity to invite Dr. Ward-Selinger to observe while I saw my patients in my clinic over several months. We both found it very beneficial to get each others’ perspective. My patients greatly appreciated her input. What she demonstrated to me was a deep clinical knowledge base and a caring and compassionate way about her. I was very impressed and could not recommend her more highly.”

– J.B.

Testimonials for Dr. Minarik


“I’m a 66 year old practitioner of Crossfit, a vigorous regiment of weight training, mobility training and gymnastics. I had been involved in the sport when I damaged my shoulder. You identified the issue as a complex combination of bursitis, tendinitis, torn ligaments and a generally unhealthy 66 year old shoulder. You recommended several PRP (Platelet-Rich Plasma) treatments… My recovery has been more than I had hoped. Within four months I was back to pre-injury levels. At the beginning of 2014 [after PRP treatment] I began training of the Crossfit Open Games. I completed the 5 session competition several weeks ago… The competition included, among other movements, pull-ups, dead lifts, burpees, and thrusters. All of these movements required a strong, active, healthy shoulder.

Thanks for the treatment and the resulting opportunity to become a better Crossfit athlete.”

—A.P.

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 are not obligated to inter-refer, but can discuss difficult cases and utilize each other’s 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. Dr Crites is board certified in AK.