Naturopathic & Alternative Health Services

In light of our goal to provide lasting whole-person health, MCH offers our clients ancillary, naturopathic, and alternative medicine health management options to compliment traditional healthcare services made to meet national standards of care.   Via our provider partners, patients can access integrative healthcare services such as:

Nutrition Counseling & Health Coaching

Have you ever received good advice that you were unable to follow? Have you ever tried a "diet" that you found unsustainable? Have you ever wanted something in your life, but found you couldn’t achieve it alone? Health coaches are knowledgeable advisors who provide ongoing support and guidance as you set goals and make sustainable changes that improve your health and happiness. As your holistic lifestyle coach, Christi Rein, certified Integrative Nutritionist & Health Coach, will listen and help you navigate the world of contradictory nutrition advice to determine what changes are right for and in alignment with your unique you.

Christi Rein is a certified Integrative Nutritionist & Health Coach who is also certified in Live Blood Morphology testing.  She practices with a holistic philosophy to help her clients reach their short and long-term health goals.  She creates a supportive environment that enables her clients to achieve these goals.  She has studied all the major dietary theories and use practical lifestyle coaching methods to guide her clients in discovering which approach works best for each.  

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Blood Morphology Testing

These services are provided by Christi Rein, Certified Integrative Nutritionist & Health Coach, certified Live Blood Morphologist.

Blood Morphology is a fascinating experience where you meet your red & white blood cells up close and personal!

A single drop of blood is taken from the tip of the finger and viewed through a microscope. Together with Christi Rein, you will discover the health of your blood cells and discuss strategies that are best for individual optimum vitality!

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Naprapathy began in the late 1800s in Illinois and has finally found its way to New Mexico. It works with the musculoskeletal issues of the body to relieve pain and dysfunction and combines manual techniques of spinal manipulation and mobilization without using forceful thrusting maneuvers. 

Cheryl Armstrong has a passion for healing the body naturally through a hands-on therapy modality called Naprapathy. 

Cheryl was a gymnast in junior high, high school, and college where she began her passion for good physical health and appreciation for ways to relieve musculoskeletal pain. She went on to get married in 1984 after graduating from Oral Roberts University also in 1984, with a bachelors degree in computer science, minors in math and chemistry. She decided to stay home and have a family first after her first child arrived and went on to have seven children and homeschool. 

Now that all of her children have graduated and are independent, she pursued her passion of becoming a doctor of natural medicine. She is excited to be part of our team and to work to relieve aches and pains that may hinder people from being able to exercise and

Primary Care Services

We believe in providing each client a strong foundation on which to build lasting good health.

Mayimrapha Comprehensive Health focuses on caring for the whole you to promote disease prevention and to bring you to your best "whole" health. We seek the root causes of poor health and help you, the client, to effectively heal ailments at the source, promoting long-term health and improved quality of life.

Our owner and medical director, Dr Melanie Ukanwa, is a board certified Family Medicine physician who has acquired a rather cosmopolitan philosophy of preventative care practice, combining western allopathic medicine expertise with naturopathic modalities of care.

Dr Melanie Ukanwa
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