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Katrina Scott, Office Manager

Katrina Scott

I was born in Denver, Colorado. I grew up on Green Mountain with my parents and my younger brother, where I graduated High School in 1995. I went to Fort Lewis College in Durango, where I studied Journalism and Mass Communications. Although I have an appreciation and talent for Literary Journalism and creative nonfiction, the majority of my teenage years and adult life has been spent working with preschool aged children. As a former Preschool Ministry Director, I have worked with children in many different capacities, from teaching to planning, directing to training others.

I have been very blessed to be a part of the Alpine Wellness team for 5 years now. I have always been passionate about taking good care of myself and my family. I have 3 children of my own and prefer and pursue natural health care alternatives, whenever possible. I love dancing, everything from the Lindy Hop to Hip-hop, it is so freeing! I enjoy reading, arts and crafts, hiking and quality-time with friends and family. I have found a great cultural match here at Alpine Wellness and I am grateful for the opportunity to be a part of a practice that promotes optimal health and teaches others a better way of life.



Michelle Dragon, LMT, RM

Michelle Dragon

Welcome to my massage table! You were probably referred by a trusted friend or your chiropractor, both of which would know that I am committed to helping my clients find a place in gravity where they experience “ pain-free!"

I love to work with fascia and deep tissue to help release those areas that are over or under functioning in your body. Congestion in the tissue can be very painful, affect range of motion; and also create compensation structurally within the body. Releasing those microscopic adhesions can allow energy to flow uninterrupted via the meridians and nerve pathways in the body. The hands on therapy and movement education I provide, helps create structural, functional, and energetic changes in the body that help free mind, body and spirit from limitations, injury and pain. Connective tissue envelops and connects all parts of the body: including bones, muscles, organs, and skin; forming an interconnected web which literally holds your body in gravity.

My interest in massage therapy began with the birth of my first daughter and a gifted infant massage book from India. It did not take me long to realize the benefits my baby and I received as a result of this important touch!!

In 1993, I completed an Applied Science degree in Dental Technology. I was very good at making dental prosthesis; and my interest was piqued with the understanding of cranial –sacral primary respiration. There is an integral relation between the cranium and the jaw and teeth. Furthermore, there is a specific relation between cranial function and the pelvis. The brain stem becomes the spinal cord, which is the “information superhighway” of your nervous system. Your brain and nervous system controls, the workings of every cell, tissue, organ and system in the body!

Many who have cranial faults have problems with the jaw joint (temporomandibular joint – TMJ). Dysfunction of the cranial- sacral primary respiratory system can cause many health problems. Corrections are usually easily obtained and have a lasting effect.

I followed with a National Certification in Body Work and Massage Therapy in 2002 from East Wind School of Holistic Healing in Iowa City, Iowa. I also became a Reiki Master. Prior to moving to Colorado 1n 2004, I was a licensed practitioner and owner of Radiant Heart Healing in Cedar Rapids Iowa.

Here at Alpine Wellness Chiropractic I am working closely with Dr. Denesa in offering modalities that work together with correction of spinal and other joint subluxations. Coordinating deep-tissue, neuromuscular therapy, Trigger Point, and Myofascial release focuses on the manipulation of soft tissue- muscles, tendons, ligaments, and fascia for increased healing, enhanced function of the body, and relaxation. Softening the muscles and their attaching tendons and muscles allows them to better conform to the new alignment. Using both massage therapy and chiropractic adjustments together allows both systems to re-adjust to a new equilibrium and is more efficient than expecting one on its own to remake the whole. The healthcare team is ideal and are wonderfully complementary as each enhances the effects of the other.

  • Katrina Scott - Office Manager

    Office Manager I was born in Denver, Colorado. I grew up on Green Mountain with my parents and my younger brother, where I graduated High School in 1995. I went to Fort Lewis College in Durango, where I studied Journalism and Mass Communications. Although I have an appreciation and talent for Literary Journalism and creative nonfiction, the majority of my teenage years and adult life has been spent working with preschool aged children. As a former Preschool Ministry Director, I have worked with children in many different capacities, from teaching to planning, directing to training others. My husband and I have 3 amazing children of our own. I have been very blessed to be a stay-at-home mother, for the last 4 years. However, with my youngest now in school, I desired an opportunity to use my skills and experience and invest myself in something that would bring a sense of accomplishment, as well as make a positive, meaningful contribution to the lives of others. I want to be stretched and to grow as a person. I have always been passionate about taking good care of myself and my family. I prefer and pursue natural health care alternatives, whenever possible. I love cooking, reading, arts and crafts, hiking, zumba and quality-time with friends and family. I have found a good cultural match here at Alpine Wellness and I am grateful for the opportunity to be a part of a practice that promotes optimal health and teaches others a better way of life.

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9:00 AM-12:00 PM

2:30 pm-6:00 PM

Tuesday:

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Wednesday:

9:00 AM-12:00 PM

2:30 pm-6:00 PM

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Testimonials

  • "could barely walk at 9 months pregnant she worked a miracle! My 5 year old is so much better also. Plus when I noticed that the new baby always held her head to one side and had a problem breastfeeding on one side we went in. They were able to fix it and it became so much easier to breastfeed and the baby is so much happier."
    Sarah S.
  • "I will shout it from the rooftop! This place has changed my life. I didn't even realize how much pain I was living with until Dr. D and Dr. J started my treatment. I'm so much more aware of my body and am nearly pain free. I'm stronger. I'm happier. I'm not self medicating anymore. They are miracle workers here! My heart is filled with gratitude."
    Jessica C.
  • "I came to Dr. Dee with such back pain that I couldn't stand up straight and it was hard to walk and stand. I am a hair stylist and a single mother of six kids, I needed to be able to work and function. My doctor prescribed pain killers instead of trying to address the real cause of the problem. Chiropractic has given me my life back!! I couldn't live without Dr. Dee!"
    Wendy Wilson
  • "I began care with Dr. Dee on May 30, 2015, after a car accident that left me with upper and lower back pain and neck pain. I was unable to lift my one year old grand-daughter and missed walking, hikes and taking exercise classes. I tried to control the pain with OTC medications and alternating heat and ice, but it just didn't get better. Chiropractic adjustments have given me back my mobility, reduced and eventually eliminated my pain and I'm able to do my normal activities!"
    Joan Medina
  • "I was in a car accident in 2011 that left me with constant pain in my upper back and neck and it would become very severe at times. I lived day to day not knowing what I would be able to lift or accomplish at work. I did take physical therapy over the years and was prescribed muscle relaxants by my physician, but was open to another form of treatment, as it seemed these other things weren't working. Dr. Dee had restored most of my mobility and the pain is mostly gone!"
    Arnold Rodriquez
  • "I came to Alpine Wellness with a herniated disk in L-4 /L-5. At one point I couldn't even move. I felt like a fish out of water, life was miserable! The orthopedic surgeon recommended surgery and prescribed pain medication when I refused to go through with the surgery. Dr. Dee and chiropractic have helped so much, I never have had the surgery. I can move! The best side effect in my opinion is how strong my immune system has become. I'm a teacher and I never get sick!! My son was diagnosed "failure to thrive" when he was born and has seen Dr. Dee since he was a week old and man have we proved that wrong! He is so happy and healthy and big for his age!"
    Jennifer Archibald
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