About Us

Dr. Claudia Chica, PT, Dipl. CH, Dipl. Ac, DOM

For 6 years I had the honor and the blessing of working in collaboration with a very dear friend, and one of my most influential Integrative Medicine mentors, Joya-Lynn Schoen, MD. 

Dr. Schoen has been a caring, persistent, and passionate pioneer in the field of Integrative Medicine, Hormonal balancing, Functional Medicine and Anti-aging medicine. 

After a prolific and fulfilling medical career helping thousands of patients regain their health, Dr. Schoen retired in the summer of 2016 and reunited with friends and family in California. 

Dr. Claudia Chica and Dr. Joya-Lynn Schoen

I am forever grateful for everything I shared and learned from Dr. Schoen and will further my commitment to being in grateful and joyful service to the community. It is a highly regarded privilege to continue empowering the patients to make safe, wise and informed decisions concerning the latest advances in natural healing, nutrition, rejuvenation, longevity resources and wellness. 

I firmly believe that when addressing the body-mind connection and when given the right support, the body can and will move toward self-healing, self-regeneration and harmony.

Clinical Training and Qualifications

  • Brain Therapy (Chikly Health Institute – Bruno Chikly, MD, DO)
  • Lymphatic Drainage (Chikly Health Institute – Bruno Chikly, MD, DO)
  • Primo-Vascular System Assessment (Chikly Health Institute – Bruno Chikly, MD, DO)
  • Visceral Manipulation (Barral Institute – Jean-Pierre Barral, DO, PT)
  • Neural Manipulation (Barral Institute – Alain Croibier, DO)
  • Vascular Manipulation (Barral Institute – Jean-Pierre Barral, DO. Alain Croibier, DO)
  • Spine and Joint Manipulation (Barral Institute – Jean Pierre Barral, DO. Alain Crobier, DO)
  • Visceral Dermal Relationships (Jean-Claude Guimberteau, MD and Olivier Bazon, PT)
  • Injection Therapy Certification (Florida College of Integrative Medicine – Isali Ben-Jacob, DOM)
  • Prolotherapy (trained with Dr. Stanley Swihart, DOM – Dr. Robert Rowen, MD)
  • Neural Therapy (trained with Dr. Robert Kidd, MD)
  • Prolozone (trained with Dr. Robert Rowen, MD)
  • Advanced Toyohari Japanese Acupuncture (trained in Japan and USA)
  • Shonishin (Japanese Pediatric Non-Insertive Acupuncture)
  • Cranio-Sacral Therapy (Upledger Institute – Dr. John Upledger, DO)
  • Somato-Emotional Release (Upledger Institute – Dr. John Upledger, DO)

Teaching Assistant

  • Barral Institute Visceral Manipulation curriculum levels 1 through 4 (Barral Institute)
  • Upledger Institute Cranio-Sacral Therapy 1, 2, and Course Preceptor for Advanced CST1

Injection Therapy may not be well known but its time has come to be a strong part of alternative health care. Its ramifications are enormous, as it has the ability to open and free up stuck and restricted tissues and scars.

Dr. Chica is a master of this ‘Art’, while understanding all its applications for one’s health; executed by her with respect for the body and person, with expertise and gentleness.

One of the things since the therapy with Dr. Chica I have noticed, is how much freer my lungs are and how much easier it is to take a deep breath, loving that!

The results were no less than amazing and the biggest surprise was how really pain free the treatment was, such an added bonus.

– Dr. Lisa Upledger

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At Health & Hope Institute we provide the highest quality PRP Treatment in Orlando, FL and surrounding areas

Our services include PRP injections for skin rejuvenation, joint regeneration and hair restoration. Prolozone injections for muscle and joint pain and fat burning. We also provide Gentle Acupuncture, Herbal Medicine, Nutrition Detox, Brain Therapy, Lymphatic Drainage, Visceral Manipulation, Neural Manipulation, Vascular Manipulation, and Craniosacral Therapy. We have been serving the community's rejuvenation and regeneration needs with Hackett - Hemwall Dextrose Prolotherapy since 2007 and PRP Prolotherapy Injections since 2008. We encourage our patients to allow nature and their heart to guide their healing journey.

Location, Parking, and Contact Info

We are located inside Alora Health SpaFrom toll road 408 (East or West), take Exit 4 and head South on Hiawassee Rd. Go 2.5 miles on S. Hiawassee Rd, make a U turn at the light at West Pointe Blvd. turn R after the CVS, then make a quick L and drive in front of the building through the parking spots. Alora Health Spa will be on the R toward the end of the building. When you reach the stop sign at Via Venzano Ave. you will see a free 2 hr parking lot in front of you, across the the way. If there is a need for additional parking, make a R on to Via Venzano Ave. and go all the way toward the free all day parking lot at Piazza Grande Ave. There is handicap parking in the private parking lot behind the building.