Embracing the Traditional and Integrative Medical Perspectives to provide patients in Persistent Pain with Individualized and Comprehensive Treatment Options. Utilizing my 48 Years of Education and Training in Osteopathic Medicine, Acupuncture and Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, I am ideally suited to assist you in negotiating the increasingly complex and ever-evolving world of Health Care. Currently relocated on beautiful Monterey Peninsula, I welcome inquiries for local treatment, as well as arranging 1 to 2-week visits back to Washington State.
An Osteopathic Physician is equivalent in license, training and scope of practice to an M.D. in all 50 states, with the added benefit of years of training in treatment aimed at understanding and aligning the structural components of the body (muscles, tendons, fascia, ligaments and bones) to relieve the "tight" and "stuck" places that limit you in your daily activities and cause pain. Traditional Osteopathic Philosophy has emphasized a holistic and non-drug approach to medicine since 1892, utilizing unique Manual Medicine Techniques, nutritionally and physiologically-based solutions for "dis-ease".
“Dr. Dahms significantly relieved a hip pain which had been bothering me for about four years and which was not previously helped by acupuncture, massage therapy, nor physical therapy. I appreciate the time she took to find the cause of the pain, and I am continuing to use her skills for another longstanding problem, a sore shoulder.” E.S.O.