Former Gering woman enjoys medical practice in Oshkosh – Scottsbluff Star Herald

22June 2020

OSHKOSH-Small town life absolutely concurs with Dr. Kristin (Cartwright) Loomis.

A native of Gering, Loomis had actually established a practice in the Scottsbluff-Gering location. She satisfied her future husband, Nick, and transferred to Oshkosh, where she opened Whole Body Health, a family health center where she practices chiropractic care and acupuncture together with personal health training.

After graduating from Gering High School in 2008, Loomis obtained her very first bachelor's degree in Omaha, then her 2nd and her chiropractor degree in St. Louis. A year in Scottsbluff was followed by a position as personnel chiropractic physician at Regional West Health Services-Garden County. When child Connor was born 2 years earlier, the Loomises picked to open Whole Body Health. Second kid, Cole, occurred two months earlier.

Loomis specializes in pediatric and maternity, but she sees patients from newborn to 100.

“What I enjoy is that you do not have to deal with the body with medication,” she stated. “We're dealing with the reason for the issue instead of masking the symptoms, dealing with the symptoms of an issue. Chiropractic at the basis is truly focusing on nerve system function, so our modifications help control the nerve system. That's how we're able to let the body heal itself instead of recommending medication for a problem.”

Many patients can be found in with tales of taking medication or trying various approaches to deal with a problem, however the issue never truly goes away. Loomis stated she takes pleasure in working with the client to solve their concerns.

“A great deal of my clients will be available in, and we'll treat them, and we'll take care of their problem, and then I don't see them for a long time due to the fact that they don't have those problems anymore,” Loomis stated. “We've dealt with the root problem. That's what I like about it, it's a natural approach, and it works.”

A high school golf injury helped press Loomis towards chiropractic. Dr. Kristin Beamon dealt with Loomis and got her back on the course within a week.

Throughout the years, Loomis said getting people to comprehend the significance of chiropractic care has been challenging. She stated individuals routinely see the dental expert or their optometrist, but tend to forget the importance of spinal column and neck care. It's that concept that caused the business name Whole Body Health.

“We treat a lot of different, non-traditional things,” Loomis said. “It's more than simply pain in the back repairing that we do. I work with fertility. … I've worked with sinus issues. I've worked with systemic concerns. Vertigo is one that I deal with a lot. Then, naturally, the usual neck and back pain, neck pain, headaches, that example.”

Lots Of Garden County homeowners remain in Loomis' clientele, but some clients make the journey to Oshkosh from Gering, Scottsbluff, Chappell and Ogallala among others communities.

“That almost brings tears to my eyes when somebody will call me and say, ‘I'm willing to drive an hour and a half to see you,'” Loomis stated. “Knowing that there's 10 other alternatives of chiropractic doctors in the area that they could see where they live, but they're willing to put in the time and the energy to come here and see me, suggests a lot. I seem like if they're trusting me, I require to give them additional time and energy to assist them.”

Loomis stated she always like Gering, and she understood when she went to school that she would likely return to Gering. She delighted in being around her household and having the ability to be active in the neighborhood.

“I liked the small-town feel,” she stated, “today that I'm in Oshkosh, the even smaller town feel. It's private and peaceful. … I like that calm feeling in the social aspect.”

With her business located on Main Street in Oshkosh, Loomis stated it was necessary to her to make sure the building reflected well on the neighborhood.

“Small towns like this really need great businesses that look excellent, too,” she said. “You drive through a lot of towns, and everything appears like it's in disarray. It simply makes you actually unfortunate, and makes you wonder what the future is going to be 10, 20 years from now. I don't desire my kid to mature looking back at his hometown and seeing nothing.”

Whether it's treating a baby with colic or an adult with vertigo, Loomis delights in looking at previous success and future outcomes.

“I like individuals to understand that I'm just a one-stop look for chiropractic,” she stated. “I'm a one-stop buy all things health.”


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