Alternative Health Care

MASSAGE THERAPY WITH DANI FELEY
Residence in Polish Hill
412-952-3936
D.M.Feley@gmail.com

Dani Feley offers individualized deep therapeutic massage.  Her technique is guided by multiple modalities, including Deep Tissue, Myofascial, Swedish and Shiatsu. She is also trained in Oncology Massage for those currently or formerly treated for cancer.  Her approach is to work with you and your body through listening to the feedback of the nervous system, to achieve a state of deep relaxation and reduce overall tension throughout the body.

Flexible Fee
Suggested Range for 60 – 90 minutes — $40 – $100

  • Every individual will be recognized by the pronoun and name of their preference. It is important to me that all of my clients feel safe and seen as the individuals that they choose to present to the world.

  • I meet all of my first time clients at the front door and for anyone with vision impairment, I can meet them out front for every appointment. I am also happy to read and fill-in the client intake form.

  • For individuals with hearing impairment, I am able to schedule appointments via email and they are welcome to bring along a sign language interpreter. I have a waiting room that is attached to the studio should we need their assistance during the massage.

Location is Not Wheelchair Accessible — There is a flight of stairs before reaching the massage studio.

There are two nearby bus stops: One at the corner of Herron and Bigelow, a short distance up from my studio.  Another, at the corner of Paulowna and Brereton, further down the hill towards the Strip District.

STONEFRUIT COMMUNITY HERBALISTS
460 Melwood Ave, suite 200
Pittsburgh PA 15213
615-804-0064
www.wildcherries.org

Book appointments at www.schedulicity.com/scheduling/SCHUSK

The Stonefruit Community Herbalists provide free and sliding scale herbal consultations and plant medicine.  We strive to offer accessible, empowering health care to strengthen our communities in the fight for social, racial and environmental justice.  To us, the ripening juicy stone fruit represents full hearted engagement with the struggle for wholeness and survival.  It also represents that sweetness of our queer community.  

Sliding fee scale appointments are available on Tuesday and Wednesdays.  Our office is located in the Bloomcraft building which has car parking out front, in the back and on the street.  There is bike parking out front as well.  There are 6 stairs at the front entrance of the building.  

Organic locally grown herbs are available from Cutting Root Farm and Apothecary.

 

SOURCE PITTSBURGH COMMUNITY ACUPUNCTURE
460 Melwood Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
https://sourcepgh.com/
412-440-8662
sourcepittsburgh@gmail.com

Monday: 9:00am-6:00pm
Tuesday: 9:00am-3:00pm
Wednesday: 9:00am-3:00pm / 6:00pm-7:30pm
Thursday: 9:00am-3:00pm
Friday: 10:00am-2:00pm (@Yoga Factory) 3:00pm-6:00pm (Clinic)
Saturday: 8:00am-12:00pm (Check Facebook page for Availability)
Sunday: Closed

Sliding scale acupuncture sessions for $15-$45. Call, email or use website to schedule an appointment.

CLOUD GATE
107 Maple Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15218
Tel.: 412-327-5719
cloudgatepgh@gmail.com
http://www.cloudgatepgh.com/

Shiatsu: Acupressure from Japan. Balancing the energetic channels of the body with touch & gentle stretches. Utilizing Chinese acupoints for symptom relief. Promotes overall wellness, assimilates trauma, healing body & spirit.
Counseling: Align with purpose & awareness, creating clarity on your journey. Integrating experience, organizing truth, exploring potential. Living optimally in the present!
Qigong Healing: Chinese Energy Medicine  to clear & charge the entire body, including organ systems, joints, & energetic centers of the body. Creating coherence and health. Incredible for boosting the body’s innate ability to heal! Sessions include take home exercises to enhance overall health.
Qigong Exercises: Excellent for strengthening muscles & joints, while promoting balance & flexibility in life. Simple movements combined with breath work that increases vital energy & structural integrity.
Group Experiences: Contact us to create a customized health experience for your group. Excellent for work events, family gatherings, and more!

Sliding scale available.

Practice is not wheelchair-accessible, but home visits are possible.

PITTSBURGH SCHOOL OF MASSAGE THERAPY
3600 Laketon Rd.
Pittsburgh, PA  15235
800-860-1114
http://www.massageschoolpittsburgh.com

Student Massage Clinic

The Pittsburgh School of Massage Therapy offers student massage clinics to the public at our location on Laketon Road. All massages are provided by advanced students of our school.

We are currently accepting clients for our intern student clinic. Please call the school for your appointment. Only $30.00 per hour appointment. For appointments and additional information, please call 800-860-1114.

 

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Cancer Resources

RESOURCES FOR CHILDREN AND TEENS WITH CANCER AND THEIR FAMILIES

Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Resource Page:

http://www.chp.edu/our-services/cancer/survivorship-clinic/resources

FOUNDATION FOR WOMEN’S CANCER

Very extensive resource page:

http://www.foundationforwomenscancer.org/resources/

AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY
320 Bilmar Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15205
Cancer Helpline at 800.227.2345
www.cancer.org

“Whether you want to learn about treatment options, get advice on coping with side effects, or have questions about health insurance, we’re here to help. We can even find you a free ride to treatment or a free place to stay when treatment is far from home.”

HEALTHY WOMAN PROGRAM

What is the HealthyWoman Program?

The HealthyWoman Program is a free breast and cervical cancer early detection program of the Pennsylvania Department of Health. It is funded by the Department of Health and through a grant the department receives from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

What services can I receive through the HealthyWoman Program?

Free services for those meeting the eligibility standards include:

  • Clinical breast examination;
  • Mammogram;
  • Pelvic examination and Pap smear; and
  • Follow-up diagnostic tests for an abnormal screening result.

How do I know if I’m eligible?  

  1. Age:   Breast screening and diagnostics – Women 40 through 64

Cervical screening and diagnostics – Women 21 through 64

NOTE: Younger women may be eligible if they have symptoms. You may be eligible if you are 65 or older and do not have Medicare Part B.

Transgender individuals may also be eligible.

  1. Residency:  A woman must live in Pennsylvania.
  2. Income:  A woman is eligible for the HealthyWoman if her family’s gross household income is at or below 250 percent of the federal poverty annual guideline.
2018 Federal Poverty Income Guidelines at 250 Percent of Poverty
Family Size Gross Monthly Income Annual Income
     
1 $2530 $ 30,350
2 3430    41,150
3 4,330    51,950
4 5,230   62,750
5 6,130   73,550
6 7,030   84,350
7 7,930   95,150
8 8,830 105,950
Each additional person   900   10,800
  1. Insurance status:   A woman must be uninsured or underinsured

An underinsured woman is one who has health insurance, but it does not cover the breast or cervical diagnostic services offered by HWP or who is financially unable to pay any required deductible or co-payment.

A woman enrolled in Medicare Part B or Medicaid is not eligible.

Call the HealthyWoman hotline at 1-800-215-7494
In a matter of minutes, you will know if you are eligible.

CANCER CARING CENTER

All services of the Cancer Caring Center are FREE. To request assistance call us at 412-622-1212 or visit the Center at 4117 Liberty Avenue in Bloomfield (across from the Bloomfield Bridge). Our hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Our Center is wheelchair accessible.
info@cancercaring.org
www.cancercaring.org

Services:

  • Professional counseling
  • Support groups (including for women with breast cancer and for young adults)
  • A telephone helpline
  • Live Well With Cancer programs and workshops
  • The center sponsors Pet Therapy for children who have a family member with cancer, in partnership with Animal Friends
  • Community support groups in the North Hills (UPMC Passavant Hospital), South Hills (St. Clair), Monroeville (AHN Forbes Regional), Cranberry (UMPC Passavant Cranberry) and Johnstown (Murtha Pain Institute)
  • Wellness Programs (Zumba, Hands on Therapy, Gentle Yoga, Art Therapy and Reiki)

OUR CLUBHOUSE
2816 Smallman Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
412.338.1919
www.ourclubhouse.org

Mon:  9:00am – 5:00pm
Tues – Thurs*:  9:00am – 8:00pm
Fri:  9:00am – 12:00pm
Sat (once per month):  9:00am – 3:00pm

*Hours may vary depending on programming, please consult calendar.

“Our Clubhouse is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that provides free emotional and social support to those touched by cancer in western Pennsylvania.

Those living with cancer at any age, as well as the family and friends who care for them, are welcome to join Our Clubhouse and receive free support.  Click here to learn how you can become a Member or visit our online calendars to see upcoming activities.”

Our Clubhouse has an extensive Resources page:

http://ourclubhouse.org/find-cancer-support/cancer-support-resources

LEUKEMIA & LYMPHOMA SOCIETY
THE W PA/W VA CHPT.-GEN. PATIENT SRV.
River Walk Corporate Centre 333 E. Carson Street, Ste, 441
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
(412) 395-2873

www.leukemia-lymphoma.org

Info Support:

Monday – Friday 9 am to 9 pm ET. 1.800.955.4572

Emotional Support Resources:

http://www.lls.org/support-resources

Financial Support: