JO VACCARINO, CCT
Certified Clinical Thermographer
and Founder of Be Well
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Thermography can detect subtle physiological changes that may precede or accompany pathology. It is complementary to standard anatomical tests and can provide information that no other test can provide as affordably or as safely.
Energetic disturbances may be considered when conventional lab work or other diagnostics are negative for pathology but a myriad of symptoms are present. MSA seeks to balance the client energetically.
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A message from Jo...
When I was in my early 30s, my doctor referred me for a breast thermogram. He did this for two primary reasons: first, that my young age and dense breast tissue made the mammogram less effective; and second, because he needed a physiological test to confirm his suspicions that my discomfort was due to lymphatic congestion.
During the imaging, the thermographer noticed a pattern of hyperthermia tracing my carotid artery and an upper body study was done. My cholesterol levels and blood pressure were normal and there were no symptoms or apparent risk factors, but the thermographic images made a clear case for seeking clinical correlation. Ultrasound confirmed 70% stenosis in the left carotid artery. I often wonder where I would be now if thermography had not detected the damage early enough for intervention. That thermogram also provided information that helped resolve other chronic issues related to the same injury.
Another reason I decided to turn thermography into my next career was because it created a graphical representation of issues that I studied and worked with as an occupational therapy assistant. Part of my job as an OT assistant included helping patients make modifications in their daily activities to alleviate chronic pain and/or avoid creating compensatory problems in response to physical limitations. Had I known about thermography back then my job would have been so much easier! Thermography quite often clearly demonstrates patterns of stress that are related to daily activities.
Our bodies send us signals - sometimes long before symptoms even present. We often teach ourselves to discount or ignore the signals until we can no longer avoid seeking intervention. Thermography is a way to visualize and monitor our unique physiological activity and aid us in the pursuit of optimal wellness.
I enjoy helping my clients solve mysteries, find early clues or just monitor their health. I also feel fortunate to have the opportunity to work with the innovative doctors and practitioners who refer patients for thermography.
I look forward to serving you.
Live passionately, laugh often and be well!
Jo Vaccarino, CCT
- American College of Clinical Thermology (ACCT) Graduate
- ACCT Advanced Imaging Techniques Levels: II, III
- 8 Pieces of Brocade and Yang style TaiChi Study with Dr. HJ Bowersox, DO
- Medical Qigong I with Dr. Isaac Goren, Tao House
- Qest4 MSA Computerized Electro Dermal Technician Training and Advanced Applications
- Certified IN.FORM Coach
- Worked as an occupational therapy assistant while enrolled in the pre-med curricula at Cleveland State University 1995
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