Joan’s Wellness Corner
Health and wellness has been a passion of mine since discovering I was pregnant with my first child in 1998. In fact, it became my obsession for years to a great extreme. I intend to share my opinions, experiences, interests, and the things I have learned over time in this column.
These days I have a full time massage practice in Fallon and also Fernley with a focus on injury recovery. I treat a wide variety of injuries, from whiplash to thoracic outlet syndrome and much more. I’m also a professional hypnotist, stage, clinical, group, and past life regression.
Touch is an important part of life, and I love my job.
Joan V. Sands, LMT, is a Clinical Hypnotist and owns Transcendence Health And Wellness located at 83 S. Maine Street in Fallon. She can be contacted at 775-217-9740 or firstname.lastname@example.org and her websites are fallonmassage.com , fallonhypnosis.com
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