Testimonials for Dr. Weeks


Dr. Shannon Weeks is a wonderful doctor. Very insightful and caring for a patient’s needs. Dr. Weeks has helped me to improve my general health as well as solve specific problems. I have recommended him to many friends who agree that he is one of a kind.

-U.B.

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 Dr. Minarik


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

-M.M.

Testimonials for Jamie


“I really appreciate all of your work and greatly enjoyed the sessions we had over a years time. I truly learned so much from you and liked gaining knowledge about muscles and how the body works. I am still practicing some of the stretches you taught me. You are an inspiration, which is why I am writing. I just recently went to another career preview at East West College of Healing Arts.”

—S.U.

Testimonials for Natasha


“After reviewing the past year, I have come to the conclusion that you have made the biggest difference in my life.”

—Patient

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


“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 Dr. Weeks


I have seen Dr. Weeks several times and each time he offers a new perspective on my injuries/ailments and gives concrete advice on how to get my body to it’s optimal place of healing. I have recommended Dr. Weeks to several friends and family. Thanks!

-Anonymous

Testimonials for Dr. Minarik


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

-D.P.

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.

Read about our highly skilled team!

Elixia Wellness Group Practitioners

Our goal is to bring holistic medicine to the forefront of medical care. Alternative medicine should not 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.

Practitioners

Dr. Ryan Minarik – Naturopathic Physician, Acupuncturist [Owner]
Dr. Minarik has a special interest in sports medicine, being active in many sports himself. Techniques such as prolotherapy and PRP have given him the tools to treat conditions that other medical treatments have not been able to address.

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Dr. Kai Herman – Naturopathic Physician
Dr. Herman’s background in fitness, nutritional and lifestyle counseling allow her to be a cohesive part of Elixia Wellness Group in its mission to help people transform themselves.

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Dr. Terry Ycasas – Doctor of Chiropractic
Dr. Ycasas employs traditional chiropractic adjustments that many are familiar with, as well as subtle, yet profound techniques such as Torque Release and Craniosacral therapy.

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Dr. Rex Crites – Doctor of Chiropractic, Applied Kinesiologist
Welcome our newest physician at Elixia! Dr. Crites is certified in Applied Kinesiology and has taken over Dr Weeks’ AK practice since he left for Thailand.

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Dr. Lauren Ward-Selinger

Dr. Lauren Ward-Selinger – Naturopathic Physician
Dr. Ward-Selinger has a well balanced approach to wellness, utilizing both naturopathic and conventional modalities to find a safe, healthy, and natural approach for treatment.

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Danielle Melanson – Acupuncturist
Danielle’s focus is stress management and women’s health including infertility. Her goal is that through education, open heartedness and a supportive environment, every patient will find their own level of optimal health.

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Melody Short – Acupuncturist
Melody is a second-generation practitioner of general Chinese family medicine with a particular love for her specialties of Pediatrics and Sports Medicine. Her style of acupuncture is known for its gentleness and extremely thin needles.

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Natasha Colburn – Acupuncturist
Natasha has been practicing acupuncture since 1999. She currently has been using Kiiko Style, which uses specific palpation techniques to determine the deeper structural and constitutional imbalances which may underlie a patient’s symptoms.

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Ken Reader – Aesthetician, Massage Therapist
Ken has extensive training in Structural manipulation, Reiki, Zen Shiatsu and Reflexology. As an aesthetician, he is recognized by both YONKA and DERMALOGICA as an advanced technician, well trained and educated in skin conditions and how to correct them.

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Sarah Miscoe – Massage Therapist
Sarah is a highly skilled, proficient and intuitive therapist. She incorporates her extensive knowledge of deep tissue, soft tissue, myofacial and trigger point techniques, as well as interactive and passive movement, streching and orthopedic muscle testing when called for to create a customized massage for each of her clients.

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Want to join our team? We will contact you about availability.
Fax your CV to: 503.234.6094

Staff

Lynsey Minarik – Office Manager [Owner]

Cindy St. Onge – Reception

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Kelli Schaaff – Billing, Reception

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Shay Marovich – Reception