Women working in the healing arts abound in the Wood River Valley, bringing Chinese medicine, massage, energy healing and other treatments to their clients.

    The medical establishment calls it “complementary care,” but women healers are part of the mainstream in Blaine County, treating body, mind and soul.

    A steady stream of clients comes through the penthouse office of Maria Maricich in downtown Ketchum. They take positions on massage tables as Maricich, a former Olympic ski racer and practitioner of “network chiropractic,” visits them in turn, applying barely perceptible touches to areas on their bodies.

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