Why we do it
Rambod Derakhshani, DC, FIAMA
A car accident resulting in neck and back injuries, as well as a strong interest in anatomy led Dr. Rambod Derakhshani to discover chiropractic care. The daily interaction and positive transformations between a chiropractor and his/her patient enticed Dr. Derakhshani so much that he knew this was where he wanted to dedicate his time and profession.
Dr. Derakhshani graduated from Los Angeles College of Chiropractic in April of 2003 and is now certified a full body active release technique provider, and licensed Acupuncturist.
Among his chiropractic care and acupuncture, Dr. Derakhshani is also certified with TRX Suspension Trainer for rehabilitation/core exercises and plans to become a CSCS-Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist.
He enjoys hiking, biking, TRX, and Kettle Bell exercises to stay physically active and healthy.
Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 8am-6pm
*Massage Appointments Only on Saturday & Sunday
Elizabeth Pasquan, LMT
Elizabeth attended Southwest Institute of Healing Arts to pursue her teaching certificate in yoga. It is there that she was introduced to the massage therapy program. As someone who has always been interested in helping people, becoming a licensed massage therapist along with Reiki practitioner and yoga teacher turned out to be a rewarding career choice. Working under the guidance of Dr. Derakhshani, for the past several years, Elizabeth has helped a wide variety of clients conditions ranging from, headaches and neck tension to back, shoulder and hip pain. Elizabeth believes in tailoring each massage towards the individual needs of her clients by using a wide variety of modalities.
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday: 11am-6pm
Jim Gilbertson, LMT
Jim graduated from Southwest Institute of Healing Arts in Tempe, AZ. He has 17 years of experience in massage therapy.
Dr. Sarah Bennett, NMD
Dr. Sarah Bennett, NMD is a naturopathic physician licensed in the state of Arizona. Dr Bennett received her degree from South West College of Naturopathic Medicine, did a year residency at Keystone Natural Family medicine, and received additional training in regenerative injection therapy from Dr. Vance Inouye and for medical aesthetics at national laser institute.
Dr. Bennett’s passion and fascination for natural medicine began during her undergraduate studies at Indiana State University where she was majoring in neuroscience.
Dr. Bennett saw how a preventative approach could help you live a long and youthful life. Since then she has dedicated her life to serving others understand the latest medical trends.
Dr. Bennett spends her spare time running, hiking, rock climbing, camping, testing out new diets, and reading books on latest medical trends / listening to podcasts to find the latest nuggets of knowledge to improve the quality of life for her patients.
Visit Dr Sarah Bennett’s website for more details about her naturopathic services: Scottsdale naturopathic doctor
Brooke Ryan, LMT
Brooke has been a Licensed Massage Therapist for twelve years and has worked in many different environments, including Arizona State University working with the student athletes and running her own small massage therapy clinic. Brooke also taught at Cortiva Institute for Massage Therapy in Scottsdale for eleven years and managed their student massage clinic. Her skill set includes Prenatal Massage, Swedish, Deep Tissue and Trigger Point Therapy, as well as being a Certified Infant Massage Teacher and a Certified Pediatric Massage Therapist. Brooke is excellent at creating a personalized treatment plan for her clients. In her free time, she loves gardening, swimming, seeing Broadway musicals and spending quality time with her family.