Natural health-care practice opens
Pura Vida Natural Healthcare announces its opening at 2243 Main Ave., Suite 20.
Owner Nicola St. Mary has background as a naturopathic doctor. She graduated from Brown University cum laude in 1997 with a degree in international health and from the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine with a doctorate of naturopathic medicine in 2004. After graduation, St. Mary worked at an HIV wellness center with Spanish-speaking clients and had a private practice in Phoenix. She moved to Durango in 2006 to co-found Open Sky Wilderness Therapy, where she served for more than four years as wellness director.
The naturopathic medical practice, focusing on mental health and lifestyle optimization, opened Sept. 15. St. Mary sees clients with a variety of physical ailments. She is the only naturopathic doctor in the Four Corners specializing in mental-emotional health. St. Mary treats issues such as insomnia, anxiety, eating issues, depression, mood swings, fatigue and gastro-intestinal issues.
The practice is open from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, from noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday and other days by appointment.
For more information, call 759-1293.
Chiropractic clinic for animals opens
Dr. Ernie Hunter has opened Southwest Veterinary Spine and Acupuncture, specializing in chiropractic and acupuncture for horses and small animals.
Hunter has a degree in animal science from Virginia Tech and a doctor of veterinary medicine degree from Oklahoma State University. He is a former co-owner of Durango Animal Hospital. Hunters certifications include: Options for Animals College of Animal Chiropractic, International Veterinary Chiropractic Association, Colorado State University Veterinary Manual Therapy and Colorado State University Veterinary Medical Acupuncture. He offers equine ranch calls, small-animal house calls and appointments at Durango Animal Hospital and Telluride Veterinary Clinic.
For more information, call Hunter at 749-6128 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Senior transitional management available
Marliss Nelson, a senior move manager, has opened Transitional Management and will be serving the Durango area.
Transitional Management is an organization providing seniors and their families a helping hand in dealing with their home that is now unoccupied. Nelson provides hands-on guidance and emotional support for the families to manage the transition.
Transitional Management can help with the closure of the home, including organizing, sorting and preparing personal effects and items for shipping, storage or sale. Also, she can help locate and retrieve military, financial and insurance records as well as reconcile records for presentation to accountants.
Complete inventory, cataloging and confidential document shredding is available. The business can decorate of the seniors new environment as well as close the home, including staging for future sale or rental.
Nelson is a member of the National Association of Senior Move Managers, insured and bonded.
For more information, call 382-8971 or e-mail tran email@example.com.