Dr. Kristy's Story (cont'd)...
The injections temporarily made the pain worse before giving me a short reprieve just in time for the next surgery 2 years later. I couldn't concentrate on school. Deciding to come home and pause my undergraduate studies was an all-time ultimate low. It felt like defeat. Like most dark times, they can be beautiful in retrospect.
While I was home on hiatus from school, I had an opportunity to research the medical philosophy of health and I also compared that to other less traditional philosophies. During this time, I discovered Chiropractic. New York Chiropractic College was less than 5 miles from my childhood home. Through Chiropractic, I learned that our bodies are health themselves and that healing is something that is expressed from the inside out. This philosophy resonated greatly with me. Needless to say, I never looked back or went back to pre-med studies. I enrolled in Chiropractic college and simultaneously completed my bachelor’s degree. All the while, I applied what I learned to heal myself. Today, I no longer have endometriosis or cysts on my ovaries. It has been decades since I have taken pain meds or hormone treatments or had surgery!
I have helped countless men and women heal their health conditions naturally and to find hope in the fact that... their bodies can and will heal.
Dr. Kristy's Credentials
Dr. Kristy completed her Doctor of Chiropractic as Cum Laude in December 2003 from New York Chiropractic College in her hometown of Seneca Falls, NY. Since graduation, she has gone on to study Pediatrics and Pregnancy care with the International Chiropractic Pediatrics Association, Clinical Applied Nutrition at NYCC, Thermographic and Surface EMG diagnostics with the Chiropractic Leadership Alliance, she became certified in the Brimhall 6 Steps to Wellness, completed 200 hours of Applied Kinesiology training and has hundreds of hours of study in Functional Medicine and Clinical Nutrition through Metagenics, Standard Process and Cell Core. Dr. Kristy is a Master Practitioner of Nutrition Response Testing® with Ulan Nutritional Systems and has been awarded two of their highest awards, Doctor of The Future and Making The Difference.
Dr. Kristy is a forever student of the intelligent design of the human body. She is passionate about empowering her patients with natural methods to heal the body and live a happy and healthy lifestyle. She practiced in Rochester, NY for 12 1/2 years before moving to Jacksonville in 2015. She has been warmly welcomed in Jacksonville evidenced by the explosive growth of her private practice, Health by Design. Today, Dr. Kristy has had the good fortune to serve thousands of patients along the East coast. She and her husband Scott were able to purchase a state-of-the-art building for the practice. The building includes a community education and event space as well as a recording studio where Dr. Kristy hosts her podcast, Weird Works! Dr. Kristy is often sought after to teach at local events and has been interviewed on several media channels and podcasts.
As the need for natural medicine expands, Dr. Kristy continues to keep her finger on the pulse of healthcare. She is expanding her services to help more people beyond Florida and the Southeast through the latest division of her company, 90/10 Lifestyle, available virtually, as well as through her book, Maximize Your Health Potential. Only God knows the future for this dynamic couple, Dr. Kristy and Coach Scott....the sky is the limit!
“'For I know the plans I have for you,' declares the Lord, 'plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you a hope and a future. '” — Jeremiah 29:11