Richard Takanen – Chiropractor
Dr. Richard Takanen is originally from Cincinnati, Ohio. He graduated in 2006 from Ohio State University with a B.S. in Zoology. Dr. Richard continued his education at Logan College of Chiropractic and graduated in 2009 with a Doctorate of Chiropractic.
For 3 years, he continued his training under some of the top chiropractors in Florida so that he may have a better understanding of the business and learn how to give the best care possible to each of his patients. Dr. Richard became the owner and operator of Living Well Chiropractic of Central Florida in December 2012. In addition to chiropractic care, Dr. Richard helps his patients with nutrition, exercise, detox, and stress and time management in order to create a fully functional and healing body so they can reach their full health potential.
Christina Arbogast – Acupuncturist
Dr Christina Arbogast is originally from St. Cloud, Florida. She graduated in 2011 from East West College of Natural Medicine in Sarasota, Florida with a Masters of Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine, as well as obtaining her Bachelors of Health. As well as being a licensed Acupuncture Physician she is also certified in Acupuncture Injection Therapy, Access Consciousness, and Reiki I.
Paula White MCd, RCA – Kinesiologist
Paula White has a Masters in Exceptional Education with the focus on Autism from the University of Central Florida and an Energetically Supported Nutrition Holistic Healer and Educator from the Kinesiology Institute in Playa del Rey, CA.
In July of 2017 she discovered Kinesiology. At that time, she was extremely ill, weighed over 300 pounds and suffered from Fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, chronic migraines, high blood pressure, IBS, anxiety, restless leg (body) syndrome and insomnia. She began her studies for Energetically Supported Nutrition and applied it to her life. She has had great success which she hopes to be able to educate and help as many families as she can.
Dr Jose Maysonet – Chiropractor
Dr. Jose Maysonet was born and raised in Vega Alta Puerto Rico. After graduating high school Jose went to Northwestern Oklahoma State University where he graduated with Bachelors in Exercise Science with a minor in Biology. Jose returned to Puerto Rico to play professional baseball and work with young athletes that were seeking to play college sports out of Puerto Rico. In 2015 after seeing how chiropractic care helped him excel in baseball, Jose decided to go back to school for his Chiropractic doctorate at Logan University. He completed his degree in the fall of 2019. After graduation Jose accepted a job at Living Well and has been seeing patients since March 2020.
Laura Brooks MSN, APRN, FNP-BC
Laura L Brooks is a Nurse Practitioner Specialist in Saint Cloud, Florida. She graduated from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and continued to Graceland University where she graduated with honors with a Master of Science in Nursing. Laura has 18 years of diverse experiences, especially as a Nurse Practitioner and joined Living Well Health Center in 2020.