Dr. Lucia is an important part of our commitment to wellness. We have seen her regularly to support good health and in times of illness or chronic pain for 12 years. She is a gifted chiropractor with a holistic approach to the body. We are grateful to receive care from someone so knowledgeable, talented, and compassionate.
—Blair and Janice Shaw, Bainbridge Island, WA
I cannot say enough good things about Dr. Lucia! After a lifetime of back pain and trying just about everything short of voodoo (surgery, acupuncture, physical therapy, and chiropractic), I had just resigned myself to using over-the-counter pain killers. However, just before we were to go on an extended vacation involving a lot of walking, my pain became acute. Out of desperation, I went to Dr. Lucia on the recommendation of a friend. She helped me enough to allow me to go on the trip. When I returned, she put me on a path to eliminate all the pain killers (a couple of Aleve a day and a few more Advil in between). She was very concerned about what these were doing to my health. Besides regular chiropractic, which I had previously experienced, Dr. Lucia uses the Pro Adjustor, which was the perfect thing for me. She has continued her education to help her patients understand the complexity of modern medicine. Dr. Lucia is a resource for good health with a caring bedside manner. She is truly a helper and healer!
—Beverly Green, Bainbridge Island, WA
Our family is lucky to have Lucia as our chiropractor and friend. Lucia works with every member of our family and demonstrates at each encounter that she cares as much about our health and emotional well-being as she does for our neuromusculoskeletal systems. In special circumstances she offers home visits, rearranges personal plans to meet our needs, and always goes to great lengths to ensure her treatments are holistic. Lucia strives to be the best-trained chiropractor while meeting the highest standards for professionalism and patient care. There is not a more caring person to entrust with your chiropractic needs. She is amazing!
—Warren Hudgens, Bainbridge Island, WA
All aspects of my life have improved since I started seeing Dr. Lucia. My lower back pain is now managed and I am able to complete my workout regimen, which includes jogging, weight lifting, and abdominal work without pain. My energy level has certainly increased. I have lost weight and am now able to work and play more efficiently.
—Quentin Wildsmith, Bainbridge Island, WA
Dr. Lucia is a true physician and healer. Her exceptional knowledge of the human body is matched only by her keen intuition. She is deeply compassionate and is a heart-felt listener. All her patients know that she genuinely cares about them. And she always goes the extra mile to make sure that her patients receive the care that they need. Her expert care is a vital part of my well-being.
—Scott Whittaker, Indianola, WA
At thirty-five I was in chronic pain and losing the things that constituted my life. I’d gradually stopped being able to work, run, bike, garden, drive, and even bend down to pet my dog. I’d seen a slew of health care practitioners, including a sports medicine doctor, a chiropractor, a rheumatologist, an acupuncturist, three physical therapists, and an orthopedic surgeon, none of whom relieved my pain or offered me solutions. An MRI showed I had a severely degenerated lumbar disc and two other disc herniations. The best hope I’d found was a serious and risky spinal surgery that even my surgeon was reluctant to perform. Desperate, I opened the phone book and saw a photo of a sincere looking woman who ran a local chiropractic business. With compassionate, diligent care from Dr. Lucia I began a healing process that has dramatically decreased my pain and enabled me to reclaim the parts of my life I’d lost. On a deeper level, steadily and by example Dr. Lucia taught me about the body’s regenerative abilities and the raw and inexplicable power of faith. Dr. Lucia is wise, knowledgeable, committed, and kind—an authentic healer.
—Julie Hall, Bainbridge Island, WA
Due to several water skiing accidents, I had a very sore neck and shoulders for years. With a former intense career, the stress would make these hot spots flare daily. I was in a cycle of pain that I could not manage. After taking the advice of a friend, I started seeing Dr. Lucia. Within three months I could stand up straight again, move my shoulders down and turn my head in full rotation. This new-found freedom allowed me to start exercising regularly again. I continue to see Lucia twice a month. She keeps my neck, shoulders, and hips aligned so I can stay pain-free. I recommend Dr. Lucia because she’s a wonderful healer and educator.
—Marina Cofer-Wildsmith, Bainbridge Island, WA
Dr. Lucia has not only provided me with excellent chiropractic care over the last fifteen years she has helped so many of my massage therapy clients. When I refer a client to Dr. Lucia I am confident that she will spend the time necessary to evaluate each person’s healthcare needs individually. Dr. Lucia’s compassion and kindness combined with her desire for continuing education make her an excellent healthcare provider.
—Kris Stapleton, Kingston, WA
My husband Michael, our dog Macho (yes our dog), and I have been long-time patients of Dr. Lucia. We cannot say enough about her gentle and effective methods, and her willingness to “go above and beyond” in terms of chiropractic care. As a result of two auto accidents I suffer from severe neck pain and headaches. Dr. Lucia is the only chiropractor who has been able to relieve my pain when I have a headache. We will be seeing her at her new location, Island Health & Chiropractic, and wish her well!
—Garnet Logan, Bainbridge Island, WA
My wife and I are in our seventies and have been with Dr. Lucia since we came to Bainbridge Island in 1996. Given our ages and the fact that we have both traveled extensively, we have received chiropractic care from a number of practitioners over our lifetimes. Since we came to Dr. Lucia’s practice, neither of us has sought another provider, even when out of town, because we refuse to accept less than her excellent level of care. Dr. Lucia is kind, considerate of one’s individual needs, highly professional, and extremely gifted. We plan to remain in her care through all our remaining years.
—Michael and Sandra Yudelson, Bainbridge Island, WA
I’m Avery, a senior citizen mini dachshund. I was born with a very long back, which put me at risk for many injuries, aches, and pains. Thankfully, my people (I have no masters) started taking me to Dr. Lucia when I was a pup of one. Now in my 17th year I have never had an issue with my back. I always look forward to my visits to Dr. Lucia (her hands are so gentle and her voice is so soothing). I’m not afraid of my adjustments, and she keeps the best cookies! I recommend Dr. Lucia to all my friends who have imperfect backs.
—Avery Yudelson, Bainbridge Island, WA
I have worked with Dr. Lucia for almost 12 years. She is a thoughtful and gentle chiropractor who pays attention to my overall health. Dr. Lucia has helped me to overcome my persistent migraine headaches and lower back pain. I heartily recommend her!
—Karen Molinari, Bainbridge Island, WA