UCHealth Integrative Medicine Clinic - Steamboat Springs
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UCHealth Integrative Medicine Clinic in Steamboat Springs offers alternative healthcare services as part of an integrated approach to healing and wellness. The term “integrative” describes medical practices that, while retaining many of the characteristics and strengths of biomedicine, also embrace the more holistic concepts and methods of complementary and alternative medicine practices.
All Integrative Medicine providers are certified and licensed in their respective disciplines. Our knowledgeable and certified practitioners are here to help you heal your mind, as well as your body.
Services we offer
You do not need a physician referral to be seen as an outpatient in our clinic in Steamboat Springs.
Lana is a registered dietitian who earned dual degrees in Anthropology and Dietetics and completed her dietetic internship and graduate studies in San Francisco, California. Lana has advanced training in both clinical and integrative nutrition therapy and works with individuals to address a wide array of health concerns, from prevention to disease management. She specializes in the role of nutrition in mental health, particularly as it relates to the gut, addiction recovery, and disordered eating.
Lana is adept at meeting every individual where they’re at on their health journey and utilizes a holistic approach to assess nutritional status and formulate a customized nutritional care plan. This may entail assessment of lab work, medications, herbs and supplements, and taking a detailed medical history and dietary recall.
Lana’s hunger for knowledge and desire to address the nutritional needs of every individual motivates her to continually learn and work towards advanced practice certificates to provide the latest evidenced-based Medical Nutrition Therapy. She looks forward to collaborating with a wide array of healthcare providers to help individuals realize the healthiest versions of themselves possible. Lana finds it a great honor to serve our vibrant community here in Steamboat Springs.
Cara Marrs is a registered dietitian/nutritionist and has lived in Steamboat since 1997 with her husband and son.
Cara attended Colorado State University for her undergraduate degree, Central Michigan University for masters studies and the Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences for her medical internship. Cara is currently coming to the end of a 2.5 year long program studying functional medicine, and has advanced certifications in food sensitivities. Cara sees patients and clients for gastrointestinal issues, nutrition for disease prevention and treatment for many conditions, weight loss, food sensitivities, and general wellness. As an avid endurance runner and skier herself she also works with athletes from recreational to Olympic level on their sports nutrition.
Certified massage therapist
Monica graduated from the Boulder College of Massage Therapy in 2010. She then moved back to her home town of Carbondale, Colorado where she provided therapeutic massage to humans, horses and dogs. Monica worked extensively with clients recovering from joint surgeries and injuries, muscle injuries, acute and chronic pain, prenatal, anxiety and depression, nerve pain and overall wellness. During this time, Monica also worked closely with physical therapists, providing injury rehabilitation and prevention to clients of all ages and backgrounds. While working with animals, Monica learned the importance of interpreting and understanding the unverbalized yet profound changes a body goes through both during and after a massage treatment.
In the spring of 2022, Monica moved to Hayden, Colorado and began working for UCHealth providing massage services. Monica is excited to support patients with a caring, educated touch that helps bring more awareness, comfort, and health to each individual.
Laura Stout is a registered dietitian/nutritionist who has lived and practiced nutrition in Steamboat Springs for the past 30 years.
She attended Michigan State University for her bachelor’s degree, University of Iowa Hospitals and clinics for her internship and the University of Minnesota for her Master’s in Public Health Nutrition. She has several certifications, including ones in Ayurveda and yoga. This fall she will begin an integrated doctoral program in clinical nutrition. She sees patients in a variety of clinical settings but is most passionate about helping people incorporate more exciting, plant-based options into their meal plans!
Acupuncturist, Chinese medicine practitioner
Lisa is a licensed acupuncturist in the state of Colorado. In 2006 she earned her Master of Science degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine from the Colorado School of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Denver. Lisa was Board Certified in 2006 by the National Certification Commission of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) as a Diplomate in Oriental Medicine, which includes certification in acupuncture and Chinese herbs.
Lisa earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree from Louisiana State University in Accounting in 1997. She moved to Colorado two days after graduation and ended up in Steamboat in 2007. Lisa has worked in the Integrative Medicine Clinic at UCHealth Yampa Valley Medical Center since 2011. She provides treatments to inpatients, outpatients and employees. She provides a free weekly ear acupuncture clinic to employees to help them stay happy and healthy so that they may provide the best patient care.
Registered dietician, certified diabetes educator
Pam Wooster is a registered dietitian/nutritionist and certified diabetes educator who has enjoyed living in Steamboat since 2003 with her husband.
She graduated from University of Nebraska with a Bachelor’s degree, completed her dietetic internship at Iowa State and then followed up with completing a Master’s in Health Promotion. Presently she is working on completing her nutrition support certification with the National Board of Nutrition Support Certification. She sees patients while they are in the hospital and along with seeing clients as outpatient on appointment basis for wellness, diabetes, gestational diabetes, gastrointestinal health, weight management, wound healing and nutrition support.