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Integrative Health

Integrative Health

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  • Outpatient Services
  • Inpatient Services
  • Your Care Team
  • Outpatient integrative health services at St. Francis are provided in the St. Francis Health Clinic, located just north of St. Francis patient registration.

    In partnership with Allina Health’s Penny George Institute for Health and Healing, integrative health at St. Francis complements conventional medicine and promotes well-being through services, education and self-care.

    Integrative therapies include massage therapy, acupuncture, guided imagery and aroma therapy with essential oils.

    Outpatient services available by appointment at St. Francis include:

    Acupuncture
    Purposefully-placed needles can provide pain relief, reduce side effects from treatments, balance the body's energy and provide multi-symptom management for mental and physical conditions. St. Francis’ acupuncturists are certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine and licensed by the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice. Physician referrals are not necessary. Acupuncture treatment may be reimbursable through health care spending accounts, or billable to insurance. Please call your insurance company to verify prior to your appointment.

    Massage Therapy
    Massage can prevent and alleviate pain, and promote healing. Massage therapists at St. Francis are certified by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork. Physician referrals are not necessary. Massage therapy is offered at $40 for 30 minutes, $65 for 60 minutes and $95 for 90 minutes. Depending on patient diagnosis, physician referral may allow massage therapy to be billed to your insurance. Please call your insurance company to verify prior to your appointment.


    Contact Us

    For more information about integrative health at St. Francis, call 952-428-3690.

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  • In the Hospital

    If you are interested in receiving integrative therapies while you are in the hospital, cancer center, emergency department or outpatient surgery, ask your nurse about an integrative therapy consultation.

    The integrative health practitioners will help determine which therapy will best meet your needs, including:

    • Acupressure

    • Acupuncture

    • Aromatherapy

    • Breath coaching

    • Guided imagery

    • Healing touch

    • Reflexology

    • Relaxation techniques

    • Therapeutic massage


    Services provided based on clinical needs of an inpatient will not be billed to the patient or their insurance.


    Contact Us

    For more information about integrative health at St. Francis, call 952-428-3690.

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  • Kristianne SeelyeKristianne Seelye, LAc, DipLOM, MAcOM
    Licensed Acupuncturist

    Kristianne Seelye holds a master's degree in acupuncture and oriental medicine, having graduated cum laude from Northwestern Health Sciences University.

    She offers acupuncture, acupressure, aromatherapy, guided imagery and healing touch. She helps patients with such health issues as allergies, insomnia, nausea, anxiety, migraines, fibromyalgia, respiratory disorders, digestive disorders, spinal cord injuries, stroke, cancer symptoms, and side effects from radiation and chemotherapy.

    Seelye is board-certified in oriental medicine, including both acupuncture and Chinese herbology, by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. Seelye pursued advanced studies at Tianjin University and Hospital in China in 2009. She serves as an adjunct clinical faculty member for the College of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine at Northwestern Health Sciences University and is an inpatient practitioner at Penny George Institute for Health and Healing at St. Francis Regional Medical Center in Shakopee.

    Seelye is passionate about supporting the body's natural ability to heal itself and encouraging a person's transition into balance.

    Karen HaegKaren Gillespie Haeg, BA, NCMB, CIMT, CPMT
    Massage Therapist

    Karen Gillespie Haeg is a massage therapist with national certification, a certified infant massage teacher and certified pediatric massage therapist. She has worked at Children's Hospitals in the Pain, Palliative Care and Integrative Medicine department. Here she taught massage therapy classes to parents and caregivers to manage child’s pain and discomfort. Most recently, she worked at Unity Hospital as an inpatient integrative health practitioner and has a private practice.

    She holds a bachelor’s degree and is working on her masters of art in marriage and family/art therapy. Karen loves to create awareness on how integrative practices, art and healing influence health and illness. She uses art therapy, along with other integrative skills, in her care of patients at St. Francis. She works Tuesdays and Thursdays.

    Peggy MillerPeggy Miller

    Peggy Miller, a licensed acupuncturist, has worked at Penny George Institute for Health and Healing and continues to provide outpatient care at Virginia Piper Cancer Institute at Unity Hospital. She has her masters in oriental medicine, a certificate in massage therapy (with special focus on geriatric massage) and a certificate in essential oils. She serves on the MN Board of Medical Practice, Acupuncture Advisory Board and teaches at the Acupuncture College. She is skilled in many integrative therapy modalities. Peggy works Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays at St. Francis.

    More about the Penny George Institute for Health and Healing

    Leaders of the Penny George™ Institute for Health and Healing describe what guides their work as they use a holistic approach to health focused on the mind, body and spirit.

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