Living Well Center®
Your health is important. From sleep and nutrition to exercise and mental health, many factors can impact your overall well-being. At the Washington University Living Well Center®, we bring together healthcare experts to help you meet your personal health and wellness goals.
The Center programs can help you:
- Improve your health for surgery.
- Target and a treat specific condition if you are not a candidate for surgery.
- Enhance quality of life during and after cancer treatment.
- Optimize your health to meet a specific goal, such as healthy living after having a baby or training for an athletic event.
Take the first step — find out how the Living Well Center can help you.
No Two Programs Alike
Your personal care plan is designed based on your detailed assessment and evaluation and will empower you to use lifestyle as medicine. Your care team includes medical providers, therapists and a dietitian — experts in musculoskeletal health and its link to general health.
Your coordinated care program may include:
For patients with select pain conditions, their care plan also might include:
*Medical massage is not typically covered by insurance. Some insurances might cover acupuncture services; please check with your insurance carrier to verify coverage.
See the Results
Engaged participants can expect to see health improvements within 90-120 days. Results may include less pain, improved strength and stamina, weight loss, controlled diabetes and/or lower blood pressure.
Meet Our Team
Center Director: Devyani Hunt, MD
Acupuncture: Chi Tang, MD
Manual Medicine: John Metzler, MD
Massage Therapy: Amy Whitelaw, MT
Massage Therapy: Mary Bouse, MT
Nutrition Counseling: Nartana Mehta, RD, LD
Physical Therapy: Susan Peck, PT
Physical Therapy: Matthew Foster, PT, DPT
Psychosocial Risk Management and Counseling: Barry Hong, PhD
Rehabilitation Counselor: Andrew Howard, MA, CRC, PLPC, MS, PT
Smoking Cessation: Corri Payton, NP
Physician Assistant: Mollie Semmer, MS, PA-C