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“The fruit of love is service.

Prayer in action is love,

And love in action is service.”


Mother Teresa

Neilly Buckalew, photo from Leadville, rooted in the earth, bend with the wind
Neilly Buckalew photography, flowing water to the ocean
Neilly Buckalew Physiatrist

ABOUT NEILLY BUCKALEW, MD, ND, MS, Board Certified Physiatrist (NBPAS, ABPMR)


I am the owner and operator of Integrative Ability Medicine - I AM a newly established practice in the Pacific Northwest and Tele-Health practice. As a physician, Naturopath, acupuncturist, Ayurvedic practitioner, certified yoga instructor, and Thai yoga therapist as well as a past certified Doula providing perinatal care, I have been in collective practice for over 25 years, including owner and operator of Yoga For Life - All Ages & Abilities since 1999.


Integrative physical medicine and rehabilitation is my specialty where I am a board certified medical doctor in this field as a physiatrist.  




Bringing ancient healing practices integrated with evidence-based physical medicine and rehabilitation to our community and as a Tele-Health practice is a service that I am excited to provide and expand.

Each session will be personalized to meet your evolving, specific needs for both preventing and treating dis-ease.  


I also provide palliative and hospice care services and education, including home visits.


"I believe we can all live well and fully.

I am in service to those I am honored to

help in achieving their fullest,

most comfortable, and vital self."

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What is a Physiatrist?
Physiatrists specialize in restoring and maximizing function no matter your stage of life or needs, working with all ages and abilities. We are experts in prevention and management of chronic conditions that impact daily life such as cancer care, brain and spinal cord injury, amputations, neurological conditions such as stroke, MS, Parkinson’s, ALS, cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, etc. and any sort of acute or chronic pain such as sports injuries, back pain, fibromyalgia, etc!
I am a internationally recognized expert in pain management and published researcher in chronic pain. 
As one who has healed from a life threatening car accident, worked every kind of job imaginable to pay for school (including wrangling), and completed challenging high altitude endurance races, my training and experience will broadly serve our community.  

Video presentation of my research as an NIH fellow on measuring the effects of Yoga using bluetooth enabled EEG. I am blessed to have so many wonderful mentors!

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